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Pskov-Caves Monastery, near Estonia: ‘A new world suddenly opened up for us’ (Wikipedia)

Everyday Saints and Other Stories is fascinating collection of tales about the Orthodox monks in the Pskov Caves Monastery

People pray during a Mass  at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Francis Phillips talks to Roger Buck the author of the ‘Gentle Traditionalist’

Dublin Millennium Bridge (PA)

The Gentle Traditionalist has scathing words to say about our contemporary western culture

Fireworks over the River Thames in London to celebrate the New Year (PA)

Let’s recognise that eternal salvation is what life is really about

An Eastern Orthodox Church in Antartica (AP)

Everyday Saints and Other Stories recounts how a student and his friends turned to religion

Eight books every Catholic should read (PA)

Catholic Books of the Year

Our books blogger lists her favourite books of 2015

Bishops attend the morning session of the Synod at the Vatican (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Francis Phillips interviews pro-life doctor Dr Anca-Maria Cernea

Cardinal Robert Sarah (CNS)

In a long interview, the African cardinal explains the impact missionaries to Guinea have had on his life

Lt Col Chris Keeble, who was second in command of 2 Para at the Battle of Goose Green (PA)

A new book emphasises the importance of spiritual insight into questions of war and peace

St John Paul II greets Poles at the monastery of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa during his 1979 trip (CNS photo/Chris Niedenthal)

Wlodzimierz Redzioch explains that Stories about Saint John Paul II was written to fill a void left by the late pope’s death