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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

Experience shows that ‘laying down one’s life’ is a mark of real love

A new book about saints with disabilities is a reminder that everyone has a vocation

Francis Phillips picks out her favourite books of 2016

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