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The holy warrior with a baton

Sir James MacMillan has this year attained sublime creative heights as well as taken on nationalist interests that want to marginalise Catholicism

The celebration in 2017 will be attended by Pope Francis

His Fourth is perhaps the first great symphony since the death of Shostakovich

Leading classical music composer recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Composers all over the world are hungry to write sacred music

Shadow education secretary appeared to question whether nuns are good teachers in a television debate

Composer says new St Luke Passion focuses on Christ’s ‘sanctity and mystery’

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 28/11/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church