Fergus Butler-Gallie

The problem with climate protesting clergy

2 December 2023 5:00 pm

Received wisdom suggests that you would not expect a vicar to disrupt Divine Worship. Now, anybody who’s worked with the…

Friday 13th

14 October 2023 9:00 am

Why Remembrance is a privilege as much as a duty

13 November 2022 5:00 pm

It was exceptionally cold, that strange Armistice day. I was used to spending the two minutes silence squinting into the…

The depressing rise of the cathedral gimmick

21 August 2022 6:00 pm

They say that shopping centres are the cathedrals of late capitalism. It is amusing sometimes to think of future generations…

What the Tory candidates’ logos say about them

13 July 2022 4:00 pm

There’s a particularly amusing picture from the 1997 Tory leadership contest of Ken Clarke and John Redwood awkwardly paired up…

In defence of meddlesome priests

14 June 2022 11:55 pm

The British constitution is best understood as a dinner party. Imagine the key institutions of national life personified and sat…