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Benedict XVI and Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Pope preaches during a mass service (CNS)

The Holy Father has his own idiosyncratic way of talking about the faith and of connecting with the faithful. But he really isn’t about to reinvent the papacy

David Cameron meets with a young family Photo: Press Association

David Cameron has reiterated his pledge to introduce tax breaks for married couples but Francis Phillips is not holding her breath

The Pope waves during this morning's general audience (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Members of the Order of Malta process into Westminster Cathedral
yesterday

Full text of Archbishop Vincent Nichols’s homily to the Order of Malta

Archbishop Robert Zollitsch speaks to the media in February (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/04/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

Margaret Roberts in Dartford in 1950 (AP)

Last Saturday’s ‘Young Margaret’ offered some telling insights into the former prime minister

Pedestrians walk past a job centre in Soho, central London (AP)

Two writers unveil a plan to help the country overcome economic crisis

In 1963 the Fab Four were packaged for their triumphant US tour a year later (PA)

The 1960s are remembered for very little, apart from separating sex from babies