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Pilgrims walk along Copacabana Beach on the last day of World Youth Day (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Mary Whitehouse leaves the Old Bailey in London in 1982 (PA)

She wasn’t afraid of being laughed at by the fashionable intelligentsia. Her passion for decency and her hatred of ‘filth’ were inspired by her love of God

Workers make last-minute preparations at the World Youth Day vigil venue (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/07/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis greets the faithful after the Angelus yesterday (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The BBC is a powerful force in Britain and around the world (PA)

Jack Valero and Ed West clash over whether Catholics can trust Britain’s most powerful media entity

Workers fit a curtain on the balcony where the next pope will first appear in public

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/03/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Jimmy Savile at the BBC in 1972 (Photo: PA)

The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions

The faithful gather for last night's candlelit procession at the Vatican (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/10/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

George Orwell: Winston Churchill read his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four twice (Photo: PA)

Orwell was one of those indispensable geniuses who transcended politics, and who Catholics too need as part of their mental furniture

Philippines School Opening

Yet Malthusianism is as fashionable as ever