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The First World War had no clear reason, and that is why we are so traumatised by it

These two very different people show how everyone is called to serve God

From women deacons to married priests, Vatican officials seem to be ‘flying the kite’ for several radical ideas

The Church needs renewal. Does it have the people who can bring it about?

Not to say anything for fear of offending one side or another looks like cowardice

The Reformation’s main lasting achievement is the breaking of Church unity in the West

We cannot allow extrajudicial killings. But at the same time, these people must face justice

Nothing in the show would surprise a Catholic who has been brought up on the stories of the martyrs

Malta today is environmentally wrecked, socially divided and morally compromised

But there may yet be cause for hope