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The way Vatican news is reported in the mainstream media has changed drastically since the arrival of Francis

Pope Francis has spoken out about the ‘erosion of the faith’ in Germany, while showing clear support for Africa’s Church of the poor

We have been bombing ISIS in Iraq for some time now, and it does not seem to have had any decisive effect

A new book emphasises the importance of spiritual insight into questions of war and peace

Many of us were taught at school that Christian missionaries forced the Africans to give up a non-Christian way of life

Wlodzimierz Redzioch explains that Stories about Saint John Paul II was written to fill a void left by the late pope’s death

A sneak preview of this week’s magazine

The Protestant revolution was marked by iconoclasm and the abolition of many spiritual practices. So how do we mark it without offending fellow Christians?

The friends of Francis are urging him to take a revolutionary step after the synod. But there are good reasons why he might reject their advice

The wrong way to celebrate Advent

This is a time to prepare for the coming of Christ, not for the coming of Christmas