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Despite the pleas of her mother – and quite a few marriage proposals – Elizabeth refused to abandon her vocation

We must have a dialogue with our conscience and remember to rely on God’s grace

Let’s hope that our churches are thrumming with activity

A sneak preview of this week’s Catholic Herald

Doctors need to show that surgery can resolve psychological distress

The relationship between Church and State in Russia is far too close


Without Catholics the European Union might never have existed, but today some see it as a godless superpower that’s past its sell-by date

Virtual reality headsets are being heralded as the future of communication. They could give seekers an awe-inspiring introduction to the Church

Review: Edmund Campion by Gerard Kilroy, Ashgate, £80

An unpleasant populism is sweeping across Europe and beyond