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A church in Syria destroyed in the fighting. Over 1,000 Christians there were killed for their faith last year (AP)

We need to publicise attacks on Christians until our politicians can no longer ignore them

The Church refused give Edith Piaf a Catholic funeral in 1963 (PA)

By refusing a Catholic funeral to a mafioso one is making a powerful point about the sinful nature of the mafia itself

Cardinal De Paolis celebrates Mass at the Legion of Christ headquarters (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/01/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

It is extraordinary that this little word 'insulting' which can be interpreted according to the whims of those who feel 'insulted'

After unjust incidents of police interfering with free speech, thank goodness common sense is to prevail

Two girls watch as a boy plays with a 10ft high doll’s house built in the 1870s (PA)

The MPs who won’t let boys be boys

There is a baffling political crusade to replace toys for girls and boys with ‘gender-neutral’ knick-knacks

Mother Winsome with Mgr Keith Newton on New Year's Day

This was a historic event not just for the Ordinariate but for the English Catholic Church as a whole: Catholics should give them financial help

A Sunday Assembly service in full flow

The idea of ‘atheist religion’ is a stupid one, but it has achieved a fair amount of traction in recent years

Patriarch Bartholomew I (left) with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Istanbul in 2009

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/01/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis addresses pilgrims during the Angelus yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/01/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Wolf Hunt

Why do we fear wolves so much?

With wolf numbers flourishing, are government cuts to blame?