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St Francis didn’t think animals were ‘almost’ like us – he loved them because they had come from the hand of God

Sir Martin Gilbert was granted the greatest gift that a biographer could ask for, a subject truly heroic to write about

L’Osservatore Romano says Shades of Truth is ‘naïve’ and lacks credibility

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As we approach the canonisations of John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday, we remember five important aspects of the saints’ lives

Rabbi Dalin thinks that Pope Pius should be declared Righteous among the Nations: it would only be common justice if he were

Many nuns risked life to save strangers from the Nazis

A new book re-evaluates Pius XII and the Holocaust

The Shoah is hinted at in inhumanity all around us

Majority of the audience failed to be swayed by scholars speaking in favour of the wartime pope