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If the English Reformation had never happened our cathedrals would blaze with colour, our monasteries would house the homeless and our nation would be less gloomy

Benedict XVI helped rescue the scriptures from becoming lifeless history

Esteem for Italy’s heroic and altruistic rescue of hundreds of thousands of migrants has surely grown all over Europe

A sneak preview of our latest issue

It’s time for the English to adopt a new patron saint

Religious congregations have found a creative new way of communicating their message

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

How to get more from MAGNIFICAT, the daily spiritual life companion

Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin were a shining example to their renowned daughter and still inspire Catholics today

Illegal immigration needs to end and the only possible solution is legal immigration – at present we have the worst of all possible worlds

The late Pope’s Letter to Families, written in 1994, highlights issues the synod will need to address