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A detail from St Peter in tears by El Greco

In today’s ecumenical climate many seem embarrassed to declare the role of St Peter and the importance of communion with his successors

'In this age of instant communication, Christian letter-writing should be seen as an apostolate' (PA)

Putting forward the Christian point of view in the press and social media will help keep the moral dimension of public debates alive

Jackie Kennedy (PA)

All Catholics have the right to speak to their pastors in the strictest confidence

John and Jacqueline Kennedy pictured leaving a church (PA)

Letters exchanged by Kennedy and priest to be auctioned in Dublin in June