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Cardinal George, who died last week, offered a deeper perspective on history to those dismayed by the signs of the times

The late Pope’s Letter to Families, written in 1994, highlights issues the synod will need to address

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