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A new era for American Catholicism

As Paul Ryan stands down, a new generation of Catholics is thinking differently

His book on the Lord’s Prayer shows a Pope determined to cut through the waffle

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

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