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Topic: Evelyn Waugh

Nick Clegg should read Evelyn Waugh before writing his next manifesto

Waugh was as politically incorrect as it is possible to be

We can quell our fear of death through belief in the risen Lord

The Church must remind us again about the certainty of death

The enduring importance of a proper send-off

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

Should we care that Hilary Mantel is anti-Catholic?

Fashions have changed meaning literature and the Church are no longer comfortable bedfellows

We are all used to the banality of the Jerusalem Bible readings at Mass: but on Sunday the translation of the gospel was simply impossible to bear

There is now only one solution: permission must be given for the use of other authorised translations for the readings

How Pope Francis fooled the Guardianistas

Despite the enthusiasm of the left wing media, the Pope is not abandoning the traditional battlements of Catholicism

A 21st-century Evelyn Waugh shows the flaws of the Enlightenment

AN Wilson’s first novel for five years is a major event

Tanzania’s vanishing Greek community is a parable of the failures of modern Africa

At last, an author who grasps how strange and sophisticated the continent really is

Evelyn Waugh did not love the splendour of a high Mass but rather a priest’s humble absorption in a low Mass

I like to think he would have approved of Mass in the Ordinary Form, too, now that we have an accurate translation

Novel writing and religion tend not to go together well

Believers ought not to be self-obsessed, but novels are about self-obsession