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Blessed John Paul II will be canonised on April 27 (CNS)

Ahead of his canonisation, it is a timely moment to reflect on how Blessed John Paul has inspired us

General Sir Peter Wall, head of the British army said that the army should look like society

We should not be training women in close combat roles

Richard Dawkins (PA)

Judith Babarsky read Richard Dawkins’ book and Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth before converting to Catholicism

Priests are easily isolated says Francis Phillips  (PA)

We must show our priests that we value them

Fulton Sheen: his writing of 1933 predicted the world today

Christians must go to the cross for the truth

"The Pope's Revolution" aired last night on BBC1

Last night’s documentary prioritised entertainment over information

Bishop Egan has received criticism for his comments last week (Mazur)

To witness to the truth in public is to invite a backlash from those who are offended or angered by it. But sometimes there is no alternative.

Secrets of the Vatican aired last night on Channel 4 (CNS)

Secrets of the Vatican asks some worthy questions but makes sweeping statements at points

Bishop Egan: 'we must exercise discretion, respect others and their privacy'

Bishop Philip Egan is right: we have to speak the truth – but always with love

A mother and daughter from the video 'Dear Future Mom'

The viral video ‘Dear Future Mom’ is a rare, life-enhancing contribution to the debate about disability