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There is a gulf between a Catholic view of motherhood and the way it is portrayed in the media

The author discusses faith at university, friendships with atheists, and the old Mass and the new

It’s been Mary Medlicott’s job to tell stories for more than 30 years

After the 1944 massacre in Civitella, a captain and a priest arrived to bring consolation and material support

Comparing Günter Grass’s late works with Titian’s shows that faith expands the artistic imagination

The President-elect wants ‘to make America great again’, but his vision is limited

I’m ready to embrace the small and symbolic traditions that I once thought of as archaic

Blessed Thomas Belson was only 23 when he wrote of his imprisonment. Three years later, he was dead

In 1970 Joseph Ratzinger predicted the Church’s declining influence in the world

The Catholic writer and Herald columnist speaks to me about her heroes and the adage she lives by