LEAD STORY — Samuel Gregg asks why President Macron is courting the Church ● Frank Contrell-Boyce on the art of storytelling ● Tim Stanley - the Pope and President Trump: the world's great disruptors ● Dan Hitchens - how the internet has revived Marian devotion ● Michael Davis on Cardinal Tobin, one of Pope Francis's strongest allies ● Fr Raymond J de Souza - The insight to be found in the parable of the Prodigal Son ● Ann Widdecombe - We need more monks ● Damian Thompson on Lady Antonia Fraser's new historical work ● Mary Kenny: transgender activism poses a threat to women