Mark Vickers is a Catholic priest in west London and a former lawyer. He studied history at Durham University and theology in Rome. His most recent book, God in Number 10: The Personal Faith of the Prime Ministers, Balfour to Blair, is published by SPCK in October.
There’s a widespread assumption in our society that all politicians are essentially immoral. But having spent six years researching the personal faith of all of the UK’s 20th-century prime ministers, Mark Vickers says that’s far from true. Here’s his take on the faith of our leaders, including Boris Johnson