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Tyson Fury trains ahead of his world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko (AP)

The towering heavyweight is proud to profess his Catholic faith in public

Not a terrible place to visit (AP Photo/Lino Azzopardi)

If you have never been to Malta, you must go

The island hosts the Commonwealth heads of nations soon – but everyone should visit

Chiara Corbella

The example of Chiara Corbella Petrillo can transform us all

A still from the Church of England's advert

Who wants to live in a country where the Our Father is deemed offensive?

Investigative journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi, holds a copy of Avarice, his book exposing Vatican scandals (AP)

The debate about press freedom is a distraction from the real scandal

St Francis Xavier

As a new centre to study relics opens in Oxford, Fr Matthew Pittam takes a look at some more unusual examples

Donal Foley, the publisher of Theotokos Books has written his own 
adventure novel for children. Titled “The Secret of Glaston Tor”, (PA)

Mixing war, smartphones and the legend of Glastonbury, The Secret of Glaston Tor is an exciting tale

Inside this week's magazine...

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Catholics light candles for the victims of the Paris attacks at Notre Dame de France, the French Church by Leicester Square (Photo: Mazur/

Talk of a ‘hierarchical’ God and a ‘vertical’ universe overlooks basic Catholic doctrine

Nuns holding the Vatican and Benin's national flags kneel as they wait to greet Pope Benedict XVI after his visit at the cathedral of Cotonou in the Africa's western coast country of Benin in 2011 (AP)

What Africa can teach Francis

His Holiness would do well to listen and learn from the African Church, whose religious experience is arguably more authentic than that of the West