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Bl Karl Leisner was ordained in secret by Bishop Gabriel Piguet of Clermont-Ferrand, a fellow prisoner

2,579 priests, monks and seminarians from Germany and Occupied Europe were imprisoned at the camp

A new book on the notorious Calais ‘Jungle’ reminds us that behind the statistics are ordinary people longing for a decent life

Poetry can open our eyes to the glory of the divine presence in creation, says Joseph Pearce

For liberal Christians, worldliness is at the core of their theology, though they may not know it

Almost all who have had the privilege of being educated in convents remember nuns whose lives were ones of fulfilment, vigour and purpose

Personal stories are always worth recording, especially when they relate to a true historical event of almost unimaginable horror

Sonja Corbitt says we need to learn spiritual combat in our struggle against the Devil

The Cardinal ‘recognised an ardent soul, a hidden saint, a great friend of God’ in the monk who had lost the ability to speak

After narrowly escaping death by firing squad, the author declared: ‘life is a gift, life is happiness’