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Gertrud von le Fort has made an imaginative contribution to the history of the inspirational Carmelites

If assisted suicide is legalised some patients would be regarded as having lives ‘not worth living’

Can Francis overcome decades of antagonism between Catholics and Evangelicals?

People who aren’t brave now can’t condemn those who were cowardly in the war

Pope Francis’s pastoral strategy is to join an effort that has been underway for decades in both Orthodoxy and Anglicanism

Your guide to this week’s issue

In the internet age everyone can be their own pope. But asserting one’s own authority to pronounce on authentic Church teaching is a dangerous business

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws claim jurisdiction over those who are not Muslim, which is simply outrageous

We need to fight ISIS with ideas not bombs

In an interview with the Catholic Herald from 2009, the new auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles says happiness comes from self-giving