bishops

The plot against the Pope

11 March 2017 9:00 am

It is no secret in Rome that several cardinals want Francis to step down

The slow, strange race to be the next Bishop of London

11 February 2017 9:00 am

The new, supposedly fairer process puts the choice in fewer hands

What’s so dangerous about this book about the Church of England?

6 February 2016 9:00 am

The decline of the Church of England has been one of the most astonishing trends in modern Britain. The pews…

Spectator letters: PPE, Biblical bishops and Pamela Hansford Johnson

4 October 2014 9:00 am

Degrees of ability Sir: Nick Cohen has written an amusing piece on PPE (‘Crash course’, 27 September), marred by lazy journalism.…

How I became editor of The Spectator - aged 27

22 March 2014 9:00 am

Thirty years ago this Saturday, I became editor of this magazine. In the same month, the miners’ strike began, Anthony…

Why is the Church of England so obsessed with sex?

25 January 2014 9:00 am

Four bishops and a retired civil servant shut away in a palace, talking about human sexuality — it sounds like the…