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Rupert Shortt deploys both St Thomas Aquinas and Bertrand Russell in his defence of Christianity as a way of making sense of the world

Cardinal Robert Sarah has the quiet authority to stand up to Western ideology

This insightful portrait of St John Paul II by those who knew him is far from hagiographic

The Pope’s homilies are couched in homely language, with vivid images taken from daily life

A disturbing book investigates why Catholic priests served in the Wehrmacht

Stalin’s Daughter explores the life of the woman whose father’s infamous legacy following her around the globe

Dorothy Day’s House of Hospitality is a vivid account of the trials of a saint in the making

Paul Ginsborg highlights the unhealthy family environment which seemed to nurture a number of dictators

A priest views the Second World War as ‘a holy war fought for multiple and mixed motives’

An English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s documentation of Hitler’s evil makes for inspiring reading