Catholic Herald logo

A remarkable book that emerged from a chance conversation on a plane tackles the question of ‘the Pope’s jewels’

A new book describes why Turkey is right to have an uneasy conscience over its treatment of the Armenians

During Eastertide many souls are released to heaven. They need our prayers as they cannot help themselves

St Louis de Montfort believed that the Rosary was the most powerful weapon against evil that Christians could employ

Along with The Diary of a Country Priest, Gertrud von le Fort’s The Wife of Pilate is one of my desert islands books

Acedia was first identified by a Desert Father – perils to the soul haven’t changed much over the centuries

A new biography makes it clear that St Joan was not a hysteric or mentally unbalanced

A new book shows that merciful priests who don’t water down the truth are vital for the Church

The idea of old age as the last stage in the journey to God is a source of great hope

The L’Arche founder is a deserving winner of the Templeton Prize