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Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope discusses ‘daily temptation for Christians’ during Mass at his Vatican residence

The Shroud of Turin on display in Turin (CNS)

Pope Francis to visit Turin Shroud

More than one million people have booked tickets to see the relic which has gone display at Turin Cathedral

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Vatican release Pope’s message for the 2015 World Day of Prayer for Vocations

The Resurrection (1457-1459) by the Italian painter Andrea Mantegna

Easter Sunday, Acts 10: 34. 37-43; Col 3: 1-4; Jn 20: 1-9 (year b)

World Youth Day pilgrims carry a cross in Rio (CNS)

The Cross is worth its weight not in gold, nor in suffering alone, but in the currency of divine love

A detail from The Vision of Pontius Pilate's Wife by Sister Agnes Berchmans (James D Julia)

Along with The Diary of a Country Priest, Gertrud von le Fort’s The Wife of Pilate is one of my desert islands books

A statue of the Virgin Mary (CNS)

Bishops say Marian emails and texts circulated in Ivory Coast may disturb public order

ISIS supporters in Libya (PA)

Taking Christ at His word, we must use this Lent as an opportunity to offer up our prayers for murdered Christians and their killers

An actor portrays Jesus in the Stations of the Cross during World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro in 2013 (CNS)

The names of the stations are printed in the pre-conciliar editions of the Roman Missal, as well as in people’s trusty hand missals

Many exploring Catholicism find the doors of our churches closed to them (CNS)

Unlocking the secret to evangelisation

Your parish may have an impressive liturgy, solid teaching and an inspiring outreach to the poor, but still be missing something vital