Blessed Thomas Belson was only 23 when he wrote of his imprisonment. Three years later, he was dead
The Church’s history can be horrifically distressing – I’ve long warned my first-year theology students about it
The Order of Malta, like the Vatican, is a sovereign body. For one to investigate the other is simply incoherent
Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald
The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?
‘I was marching to the beat of empty, secular time. I needed to find a new approach to life’
He’s a practising Catholic who opposes abortion and gay marriage. How on earth has António Guterres been appointed head of the UN?
The film handles questions of sin, doctrine and mercy which are at the heart of today’s controversies
A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017
In 1970 Joseph Ratzinger predicted the Church’s declining influence in the world