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Secular hostility to religion has even spread to our language

Vaclav Havel's widow holds an urn containing his ashes (CTK Photo/Roman Vondrous)

The Italian Church’s newly promulgated Funeral Rites leave me in a quandary

Every sacrifice made by a mother challenges the abortionists’ argument; every vibrant, loving marriage defends that institution

Piero della Francesca's The Baptism of Christ

His mission to rescue beauty from religion is arrogant and ignorant

The Holy Shroud, a 14 foot-long linen revered by some as the burial cloth of Jesus, is shown at the Cathedral of Turin Photo: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni,

The Shroud of Turin – why I believe

The Church has always maintained a neutral stance on its authenticity but the faithful are free to believe

Help a very special pro-life charity this week

Queen Elizabeth II walks alongside Commons Speaker John Bercow (PA photo)

The MP for Buckingham jumps on every liberal bandwagon that presents itself

Where does conscientious objection begin? The recent case of the Glasgow midwives raises difficult questions

St Patrick depicted at St Patrick Church in Glen Cove, New York (CNS photo/Gregory A Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)

I always identify with the religious and patriotic sentiments it expresses

Nicklinson, 57, suffered a massive stroke in 2005 which left him paralysed from the neck down and unable to speak (PA photo)

Disasters should bring us together, and summon a community around the weakest person