A new book re-evaluates Pius XII and the Holocaust
A model of wit, kindness and piety, and deeply devoted to the traditional liturgy of the Church
The bloodthirsty Fascist dictator is still fondly remembered – especially in the south
Many women now choose ‘not to have it all’ – should we be worried?
Italy is a country that has often fascinated British writers. Here are my recommendations for the best books on Italy and the Italians
Italians saw in Berlusconi what they saw in Mussolini – an anti-establishment figure who defied the law
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