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Rome’s most famous clerical outfitter displays three sizes of papal cassock (CNS)

Are you more Catholic than Francis?

In the internet age everyone can be their own pope. But asserting one’s own authority to pronounce on authentic Church teaching is a dangerous business

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws claim jurisdiction over those who are not Muslim, which is simply outrageous

David Cameron delivers a speech at Ninestiles Academy in Birmingham, where he said that new Government legislation will include powers to put non-violent extremists who radicalise young people "out of action" (PA)

We need to fight ISIS with ideas not bombs

Fr Robert Barron

In an interview with the Catholic Herald from 2009, the new auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles says happiness comes from self-giving

A painting of St Philip Neri

The heart of St Philip’s apostolate is beating strong half a millennium after his birth

Prayers outside the Mother Emanuel Church (PA)

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson, pictured in 1971 (PA)

Edward VIII was a feckless Nazi sympathiser – we should be grateful his marriage to ‘that woman’ sparked the abdication crisis

Julie Burchill has written movingly about the death of her son

A moving article by Julie Burchill highlights the importance of supporting those who have suffered tragic loss

A detail from St Margaret and the Dragon by Titian

Today is the feast day of the patron saint of pregnant mothers and women in childbirth

A priest offers Holy Communion to an elderly man in Chile (Photo: CNS)

In admitting his guilt he would have faced the truth about himself – and encountered the truth about God too