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'Philip Trower came to see that all converts become Catholic for the same reason' (CNS)

Philip Trower’s recollections of his spiritual journey shows that a belief in God can be taught and caught in many different ways

A woman poses with 'Choose Life' licene plate in America (CNS)

I have received surprisingly positive responses since displaying the sticker

Philippe, potrayed in the film Untouchable

Having lost everything, a French widower found comfort and revelation in St Paul

Evelyn Waugh (PA)

Waugh was as politically incorrect as it is possible to be

Priest demonstrates the use of the priest hole during the Tudor era (CNS)

Owen shows that sanctity has nothing to do with social status or educational attainments

France's then-president Nicolas Sarkozy walks past the Wall of Names during his visit to the Shoah Memorial in Paris. In one part of France in particular locals resisted (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, pool)

A new book looks at a part of southern France where tight-knit communities saved Jewish lives

Society views celibacy as a strange lifestyle choice

Contrary to popular assumptions, chastity is dynamic, creative and radical

'The more divided the medical establishment seems to be on "brain death",  the more I hesitate to sign an organ donation card' (PA)

There is much about brain function that is not yet understood and it appears that the medical definition of ‘brain death’ is not infallible

Pope Francis hears confession during a penitential liturgy in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in March (CNS)

Author Patrick Madrid’s new book is eloquent on the importance of sacramental Confession

The Grenadier Guards are watched by a crowd as they leave Wellington Barracks in London for active service in France at the beginning of the Great War (CNS)

After a century of two world wars we know better that it is rarely the solution to human conflict