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The visit of the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux to England and Wales in 2009 (© Mazur/

It is time to invoke the prayers of Saint Therese of Lisieux and Saint Martin of Tours for world peace

Russian President Vladimir Putin (AP)

Astonishingly, the Russian Orthodox Church has backed Putin’s bombing campaign

Pope Francis made a magnificent speech (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Pope’s speech to Congress was superb

The Holy Father managed to deliver an address that challenged both sides of America’s cultural divide

The ‘Hegelian’ Cardinal Kasper in conversation with Italian Cardinal Ravasi

Edward Pentin offers an explosive and compelling account of last October’s family synod

Richard Madden and Holliday Grainger star in Lady Chatterley's Lover

It’s time we laid the likes of The Go-Between and Lady Chatterley’s Lover to rest

Pope Francis and Cuba's Fidel Castro shakes hands yesterdat (AP Photo/Alex Castro)

Why did Pope Francis meet Fidel Castro?

The Holy Father wants to reach out to public sinners, even Communists

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby: his proposal is nothing more than common sense (PA)

The Anglican Communion should be replaced by a looser club. Let’s hope the Catholic Church doesn’t go the same way

Coming to a town near you? Or not? (AP Photo, File)

But fear of terrorists reflects a wider concern about Muslim migration to Europe

Bishops arrive at a morning session of last October's synod (PA)

An extract from a new e-book by Edward Pentin is required reading ahead of the upcoming synod on the family

Pope Francis waves after his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

In championing environmental causes the Pope must not allow himself to be seen as someone against industrialisation