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Pope Benedict XVI during the Mass to beatify Cardinal John Henry Newman at Cofton Park, Rednal, Birmingham (PA)

We must not forget the anti-modernists who saved Newman’s reputation

Newly married couples kneel as Pope Francis celebrates the marriage rite for 20 couples during a Mass in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

By the time young Catholics reach university so many are ill-equipped to relate their faith to their lives

Blessed John Henry Newman wrote the Dream of Gerontius

Why Gerontius is happy in purgatory

The Dream of Gerontius leaves us vividly aware of the drama of salvation

'Richard III has a certain appeal, in that he is the centre of an historical whodunit' (PA)

What history obsessives get right

It is odd that Richard III merits star treatment but Britain’s obsession with its history does have its benefits

The Duke of Cambridge at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday (CNS)

Although we may have not have a truly Christian Remembrance Sunday, it doesn’t mean the ceremony lacks religious significance.

Cardinal Newman – follow his advice and be happy

10 steps towards becoming a happier, holier person

‘Glib writers chose to see in Pope Francis’s comments a papal white flag’ (AP)

Despite the enthusiasm of the left wing media, the Pope is not abandoning the traditional battlements of Catholicism

What makes us Catholics?

Prayer, love and forgiveness are not enough in themselves