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During his Angelus address, Pope Francis told Catholics that Lent is a chance to draw near to Jesus

For 50 years, the truth about Pius XII’s battle against Nazism has been suppressed. But new evidence makes his heroism undeniable

The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

Fr Gabriele Amorth said he faced true demonic possession about 100 times

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Seduced by ‘the devil’ Hitler

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Himmler, Goebbels, Heydrich and others were all drawn to Nazism after rejecting their Catholic faith. Were they searching for a new saviour?

Mark Riebling’s Church of Spies is an exciting Vatican thriller that doesn’t quite add up

Catholic Books of the Year

Our books blogger lists her favourite books of 2015

Was the Battle of Britain worth it?

As the 75th anniversary of the airborne battle is celebrated, Britain is still deluded about the terrible mistakes made by the country’s wartime leaders

Antony Beevor gives a vital historical insight into the Ardennes offensive of 1944