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We have a responsibility to seek the good and reject the vulgar, says Francis

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis discussed pizza, football and his daily routine in an interview with an Argentine newspaper

Eva Green in Penny Dreadful (Jonathan Hession/SHOWTIME)

Penny Dreadful is a sublime reimagining of Victorian pulp fiction horror stories

'This beautifully put-together film followed the lives of Caribbeans who had to navigate their way through a complex racial order'

In praise of a history documentary with an important cause at its heart

Paddy McGuinness, the host of Take Me Out

I’d love to see the political leaders woo us as the lights slowly go out

Larry David (PA)

Larry David and the pain of laughing

Curb Your Enthusiasm is still the best television comedy of this century

Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery in Downton Abbey.

A new book gives an eye-opening account of the history of servants in Britain

Is good oratory absolutely crucial or is it low down on the list of sought after priestly qualities?

Cardinal Ravasi also encourages priests to use Twitter (Photo: PA)

Cardinal Ravasi says priests should use dramatic stories and imagery from the Bible to add colour to their homilies

The costumes, the architecture and references to the First World War serve only as window-dressing

In it we watch the only aristocrats on earth who seemingly never care about money