December 14, 2018

Opinion & Features

After President George HW Bush’s death, Donald Trump did a convincing impression of a sombre statesman

For the future Pope, the Holy SpIrit was ‘speaking up’ through the new movements which bypassed old bureaucracies

The fashion for people putting photos of themselves on their cards is at odds with what Christmas is truly about

Experiencing an Orthodox service for the first time was a stunning revelation

Women religious are liberating people from slavery across the world. Why don’t we hear more about it?

70 years after their publication, the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights remain up for debate

Politics is hopelessly biased against care and domesticity

News Analysis

Life & Soul


Ribalta’s great portrait shows that penance is not ultimately defined by our wrongdoing

Clare choir’s performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio was a major undertaking – and seriously impressive


A useful but rose-tinted account of England’s break with Rome

Uncanny tales from the First World War

A sense of adventure and charity marks Fr George William Rutler’s books