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Vatican II was intended as a call to unity and evangelism, but its legacy has been an escalation of intra-Catholic wars. It is time to embrace John XXIII’s original vision

The towering heavyweight is proud to profess his Catholic faith in public

The island hosts the Commonwealth heads of nations soon – but everyone should visit

The example of Chiara Corbella Petrillo can transform us all

Who wants to live in a country where the Our Father is deemed offensive?

The debate about press freedom is a distraction from the real scandal

St Francis Xavier

As a new centre to study relics opens in Oxford, Fr Matthew Pittam takes a look at some more unusual examples

Mixing war, smartphones and the legend of Glastonbury, The Secret of Glaston Tor is an exciting tale

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Talk of a ‘hierarchical’ God and a ‘vertical’ universe overlooks basic Catholic doctrine