Send articleA new Pope, a new Primate and a new life for Christianity
The power of prayer is bringing Canterbury and Rome together after 500 years. The new Archbishop of Canterbury and new Pope bring renewed hope for the healing of Christianity's wounds. So far, the combined media knowledge of Pope Francis has not been impressive. When it comes to religion, our media are very provincial. We project on to it our Western obsessions, which are mainly sexual. We are alarmed by its breadth and its depth.