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Two and a half square miles of peculiarity await visitors to the British Overseas Territory

Snobbery, sin and salvation

Brideshead Revisited enchants readers with its luscious portrayal of upper-class life. But at its heart is the working of grace

The English literary master first championed the spirited Trappist monk and then grew tired of him

Muriel Spark found Catholicism practical and rational, while Edith Sitwell was receptive to the power of sacramental grace

Waugh was as politically incorrect as it is possible to be

The Church must remind us again about the certainty of death

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

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

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

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