The treatment of Gaddafi’s corpse was a disgrace – and now he is with God we can pray for him, as we pray for all the dead
Iris Murdoch’s fiction still stands up 30 years after its publication, but what about the moral questions it posed?
Anglican cathedrals aren’t the centre of their dioceses: and the St Paul’s clergy don’t all believe in Christmas
A lynch-mob is a frightful thing. But just as William Hague was right to say that we don’t approve of extra-judicial killings, is a judicial killing in cold blood any better?
His theology derives from experience: he is the great enlightener of the need for grace
A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church
Now it is too late: the law has taken its course and the law, once it gets going, is difficult to stop
If we are going to adopt morally superior attitudes, we had better be sure we are actually morally superior