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The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

Blessed Zélie is an inspirational figure who raised five children, became a master of her trade and never allowed commerce to harden her heart

Ahead of the October synod, the relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are visiting English dioceses. Many hope that their holy marriage will inspire Catholic families

After the Mass Pope Francis handed out copies of his first apostolic exhortation

The relics will be venerated to mark the end of the Year of Faith

A reliquary containing some of the saint’s skin will tour Britain and Ireland in the autumn

Schoolchildren who came to venerate relics in Birmingham are told that smiling makes a difference

The tour, which starts in Glasgow, fulfils the saint’s wish to visit Britain

Bishop Davies says: ‘Without priests we would not have the Lord’

Relic arrived at Manchester Airport earlier today