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When America forgot to pray

America’s response to the mass shooting in Florida is disappointing

The country has a chance to create a truly compassionate society

We face a crisis of humanity. Christians need to act – through politics, the Church and everyday life

If the essayists are allowed to engage in corny psychoanalysis, then permit me to do the same

Critics have reduced Silence to a missile in the culture wars. It’s so much more than that

The term ‘celebrity’ might be used loosely in the latest series of Big Brother and its spin-off show

Versailles: a Disneyland version of history

The American Catholic dilemma


Will it be President Trump, at war with the Vatican? Or President Clinton, de-Christianising America? The Catholic vote is dividing in unexpected ways

Can Donald Trump win over Catholics?


The hard-charging billionaire has revolutionised American politics while hardly spending a dime. But he is surprisingly elliptical about his Christian faith

Dominic Sandbrook’s latest series explores the hidden meanings of British popular culture