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The martyrdom of Blessed Louis challenges us to go out and try to convert people to the faith

The Labour leader may not be anti-Semite, but he needs to answer questions about his connections

For parents, make cakes; for churchgoers, meet friends; for everyone, contemplate

A preview of this week’s magazine

Noble but self-effacing characters like Professor Lejeune are still around us, not merely in the past

Legislation to counter ‘extremism’ will threaten free speech for all faiths and give the state the final say on what we can, and cannot, teach our children

Was the Battle of Britain worth it?

As the 75th anniversary of the airborne battle is celebrated, Britain is still deluded about the terrible mistakes made by the country’s wartime leaders

Why I became a Catholic

A decade ago Tim Stanley joined the Catholic Church, the culmination of a journey that began with his family’s spiritualism and took in Marx and Anglicanism

This Pope doesn’t ‘do’ doctrine. His particular vocation as Supreme Pontiff may not be established for many years

St Jane Frances struck up a close friendship with St Francis de Sales