January 6, 2016

Last night, (5 January) the Housing and Planning Bill was debated in the House of Commons, though anybody who wasn't personally involved, or relies on broadcast media for their news, could be forgi

January 4, 2016

It seemed a perfect illustration of the government's inadequacy in the face of the northern floods.

December 30, 2015

Government ministers often talk about 'hard' and 'soft' power, usually in the context of foreign policy, where soft power is diplomacy and hard power is military.

December 25, 2015

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom God is pleased!” (Luke 2. 14)

December 24, 2015

As early as I can remember, and certainly before I had words for the concept, I have known that there is a string in the human psyche which is placed to

December 24, 2015

This morning the Prime Minister, David Cameron, issued a Christmas message to t

December 24, 2015

David Cameron has just released his Christmas message, calling on us to mark the birth of Jesus and to remember those who are hungry or lonely at Christmas.

December 24, 2015

“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.” (Luke 2.1)

December 23, 2015

At Christmas, it's good to remember that almost all people are full of kindness, and all around us people are doing good things.