the Pope

Pope blasts 'Nazi dictatorship' EU

7 December 2021 10:30 pm

With England and France feuding, Russia mobilising and Brussels incurring the wrath of Rome, it all feels a bit 1530 in…

Why I won’t be turning Catholic just yet

17 November 2018 9:00 am

I didn’t get an audience with the Pope when I visited Rome last weekend. But given that he’s a borderline…

Portrait of the week

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, told Parliament that he had authorised the killing, on 21 August, by means of…

And one more for the road – excerpts from Roddy Doyle’s latest

20 September 2014 9:00 am

From Two More Pints by Roddy Doyle (Cape, £7.99, pp. 114, ISBN 9780224101899).