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The siblings were executed after they distributed literature alerting people to the evil of Nazism

Poet and author Irina Ratushinskaya was imprisoned in a labour camp for four years

The Aztec death cult was pitiless. The apparition of Our Lady changed that

Thousands of women realised too late that they long to be mothers

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox says he feels ‘nothing but pity’ for the perpetrator

Cryogenic freezing is not the answer to the meaning of life

The author says theological differences make ecumenical dialogue hard – but not hopeless

The power of private revelations

A new book by Stephen Walford explores and illuminates the Communion of Saints

His radiant personality and his detachment from the world have inspired many Catholics

Jenni Murray’s A History of Britain in 21 Women leaves out some of our most important female pioneers