The murder of an innocent man in Bristol illustrates how gossip and innuendo can have catastrophic results
Topic: Jimmy Savile
Even at the time, I supported Mary Whitehouse: now, even on the Left, she has been vindicated. She was right, because she was motivated by her faith
She wasn’t afraid of being laughed at by the fashionable intelligentsia. Her passion for decency and her hatred of ‘filth’ were inspired by her love of God
One abuse victim’s account offers an instructive take on attitudes to paedophilia
The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions
The crimes of Jimmy Savile raise some difficult questions
When Jimmy Savile died, I reproached his obituarists for their cover-up of his faith. Now I have to ask: what was he thinking of during daily Mass?
Was he simply torn between good and evil? Or was it worse: did he do good so that evil might come of it?
It is very hard for us to acknowledge the evil that lies plainly before our eyes
Jimmy Savile’s obituaries mentioned his charity work: but why the conspiracy of silence about his faith?
Was this a sign of English hostility to the Catholic religion?