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Dorothy Day's granddaughter Martha Hennessy (CNS)

Martha Hennessy says her grandmother’s legacy is still relevant today

Clockwise from top left: Dorothy Day, Fr Thomas Byles, Fulton Sheen, Antoni Gaudí and GK Chesterton

Five controversial saints in the making

Let’s pray that their Causes make further progress in the Year of Mercy

Cardinal Bernardin

Catholic Leftists on the march

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit

A brave attempt to offer a family to those without

A brave and fragile attempt to counter our atomised society

Dorothy Day

As Pope Francis makes provisions for priests and abortion, we must invoke Day’s intercession

Dorothy Day is depicted in a stained-glass window at a church in New York

Dorothy Day’s House of Hospitality is a vivid account of the trials of a saint in the making

Satoko Kitahara

Satoko Kitahara, disillusioned by the war, was inspired to become Catholic after meeting Spanish missionary nuns

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

Cardinal Pietro Parolin spoke about the 'new climate economy' at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (CNS)

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A person holds a mock Oscar as Francis arrives for his general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 05/03/14

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