Catholic Herald logo

Hollywood is full of bright people with a nose for the next classic, but they do not always find it

It went largely unreported: now, it should be constantly reiterated. If it is, this could be one of the great pontificates

The beauty lies in children stumbling through the extraordinary story of how God chose to enter the world

He was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived

Andrew M Brown finds ways of dealing with the anti-Catholic bias in many history books

The real Francis is not the kindly figure in white showing indulgence to all that the world imagines

Billions of euros pour into the German hierarchy’s coffers every year thanks to the church tax. Hardly anyone goes to Mass, but it means the bishops can bully Rome

We expect hunger in Africa, sadly, but that it happens in Britain too, one of the world’s richest countries, is shocking

Christians around the world will endanger their lives this Christmas to celebrate their faith

Muriel Spark found Catholicism practical and rational, while Edith Sitwell was receptive to the power of sacramental grace