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A detail from a stain glass window at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Norfolk

Gertrud von le Fort has made an imaginative contribution to the history of the inspirational Carmelites

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

Wind picks up snow from the ground as a man waits to take a photograph of a statue dedicated to the victims of the Katyn massacre in 1940 (PA)

How should Christians respond to historical and current acts of violence? A Protestant evangelical community gives one example

Dorothy Day, co-founder of The Catholic Worker newspaper, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in New York (CNS)

A 75th anniversary edition of the inspirational author’s House of Hospitality has been published

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk championed Turkish women’s education and rights (PA)

Paul Ginsborg highlights the unhealthy family environment which seemed to nurture a number of dictators

Vermeer’s The Wine Glass demonstrates his peculiar attention to detail

A book on Johannes Vermeer and Antoni van Leeuwenhoekr is a reminder of a time when theology, arts and science went hand in hand

Professor Stephen Hawking supports assisted suicide (PA)

The latest book from the Catholic Truth Society on euthanasia is very well-timed

Pope Francis (CNS)

We have a responsibility to seek the good and reject the vulgar, says Francis

James Norton plays Canon Sidney Chambers in the TV version of the Grantchester Mysteries (ITV)

James Runcie’s Grantchester Mysteries cater for all of us who loved Agatha Christie and her contemporaries

A No vote is counted during last week's referendum on same-sex marriage in Ireland (PA)

In light of the Irish referendum result, the faithful must charitably but firmly engage in robust public debates on marriage, family and society