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Cardinal Robert Sarah (CNS)

The cardinal condemned the ‘ideological clash of factions’ over ad orientem worship

The funeral of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Washington DC earlier this year (CNS)

The ‘funeral without the funeral’ could refocus our attention on the Eucharistic sacrifice. It’s a lot cheaper, too

A makeshift memorial for Fr Hamel near Rouen, France (CNS)

The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass

Pope Francis greets Missionaries of Charity Sister Mary Sally during an audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pontiff spoke at a special audience for people engaged in the works of mercy ahead of Mother Teresa’s canonisation

The Extraordinary Form: shaped by the faith of the Church for 1,500 years (CNS)

But don’t expect them to disparage the Novus Ordo

Women can discover a religious vocation in their fifties (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)

Most religious communities and congregations will only accept candidates for the religious life into their thirties

People pray the rosary (CNS)

Offering a daily rosary and initiating Muslim-Catholic dialogue are two necessary responses to the Islamist threat

The coffin of Fr Hamel is carried outside the Rouen cathedral (AP)

An estimated 1,700 people gathered in Rouen cathedral for the funeral Mass of the murdered priest

Muslim worshippers gather in front of the memorial at the Saint Etienne church, in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, where Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

Muslims attended Mass in churches and cathedrals across France and Italy on Sunday in response to the murder of Fr Jacques Hamel

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass at the St John Paul II Sanctuary (AP)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for priests and religious at the Sanctuary of St John Paul II in Kraków