Pope

An audience with the Pope

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Perception and reality, truth and falsehood, black and white; nowadays the salivating chattering classes don’t know their arse from a…

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Cult classic

21 October 2017 9:00 am

In Dan Brown’s new thriller, Origin, we are introduced to the Catholic church’s sinister far-right rival — a paranoid worldwide…

The beginning of the end for Pope Francis

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Last week we reached the beginning of the end of the pontificate of Jorge Bergoglio — the ‘great reformer’ of…

Portrait of the week

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, spent time in Brussels before a meeting of the European Council to see what…

The people who really need the Pope's help

26 September 2015 8:00 am

On Tuesday, Pope Francis set foot in the United States for the first time in his life. His plane touched…

Charles Moore’s Notes: the Tories’ adoption of the Living Wage is entirely bogus

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Was there ever a more unilluminating political idea — for voters rather than practitioners — than triangulation? For those readers so…

Portrait of the week

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Home Talha Asmal, aged 17, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, died in a suicide bomb attack on forces near an oil…

Portrait of the week

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Home More than 1,100 imams and Islamic leaders received a letter from Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, and Lord Ahmad…

Portrait of the week

16 August 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, resisted calls for Parliament to be recalled to debate the crisis in Iraq. Philip Hammond,…

Portrait of the week

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, responded to the triumph of the UK Independence Party in the European elections (which…

Sorry — but Pope Francis is no liberal

11 January 2014 9:00 am

On the last day of 2013, one of the weirdest religious stories for ages appeared on the news wires. The…

Portrait of the week

7 September 2013 9:00 am

Home Having recalled Parliament to debate British military action over Syria, David Cameron, the Prime Minister, found the government defeated,…

Letters: How IQ is handed down

3 August 2013 9:00 am

IQ and social mobility Sir: It seems not to have occurred to our leaders that ability is not evenly distributed…