Mark Greaves

Clerical Crowd

God’s management consultants: the Church of England turns to bankers for salvation

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Justin Welby wants the C of E to focus on growth – and he’s enlisting bankers to help

Let there be light: Saint Peter’s at dawn

Rise early to see the Vatican at its best

28 March 2015 9:00 am

The sun has only just risen in Rome and we are standing bleary-eyed in a short queue outside the Vatican.…


British watchmaking strikes again

30 November 2013 10:41 am

The glorious resurgence of British watchmaking


The charity that could make you love social workers

31 August 2013 9:00 am

The charity that could make the public love social workers– and why many social workers don’t like it

Inside The Victorian Graveyard Of The Glasgow Necropolis

Recycled graves – coming soon to a cemetery near you

15 June 2013 9:00 am

For 150 years, Britain has tightly restricted the re-use of graves. That may be about to change

Quarr Abbey stock

Two months as a monk

2 February 2013 9:00 am

A Benedictine monastery on the Isle of Wight is now accepting interns


‘We rot. Don’t we?’

15 December 2012 9:00 am

A metaphysical conversation with Joanna Lumley


Spiritual athletics

23 June 2012 6:00 am

Sister Catherine Holum, nun and former Olympic speed-skater, on the connections between sport and the religious life


Read more, speak less

26 May 2012 2:00 pm

Marilynne Robinson, Obama’s favourite contemporary novelist, says we all have a duty to raise our intellectual game


Let there be light

20 August 2011 12:00 am

The bare brickwork of Westminster Cathedral’s ceiling was always meant to be covered in mosaic. Mark Greaves meets
Tessa Hunkin, who will bring the project to life


Wild Life

2 June 2011 12:13 pm

Bear Grylls on family, filming and how to pick up a snake


Hand of destruction

29 January 2011 12:00 am

Mark Greaves talks to the artist Peter Howson about his latest commission and his demons