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Some have seized on attacks by Islamists to smear all religions by association. But the Christian faith can play a key role in awakening the West from its slumber

Being an English Catholic in the first two thirds of the 20th century was rather like being Jewish

Is Putin is trying to pick up from where Tsar Nicholas left off?

The Holy Father is never afraid to show that he defers to Our Lady

Downton is accurate in at least one regard in that it gives us a taster of anti-Catholic prejudice

The astonishing prayer of Fatima

Surely the ‘O my Jesus’ prayer is too deep for three shepherd children to have invented all by themselves?

The social teaching of the Church is often described as a ‘seamless garment’ and this is even more true of the sacraments

Remembering the heroic Poles who saved Jewish lives, should not blind us to an ugly strain within Polish history

Suddenly evoking Islamist atrocities in the Middle East has become rather trendy, which is of no use at all to the thousands who have already been butchered

Governments must deprive terrorists and terrorist apologists of their passports; not to do so is illogical