In an age when Christians are once again being persecuted, interest in the English martyrs is on the rise. The saint-making Pope Francis could be the one to canonise them
The canonisation ceremony for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin is expected to take place during October’s synod
How did St Patrick’s Day become such a successful ‘brand’?
What secular historians of the Reformation have missed is that commemorating saints’ days in medieval Catholic England was a popular celebration of holy life
Pope made remark during homily on Gaudete Sunday
If Catholic blogging is limited to Vatican politics and the personality of the Pope then it will run out of steam.
Charles Uzzell-Edwards claims to be descended from seven saints
Case to be reviewed by Congregation for the Causes of the Saints ahead of possible beatification
Two weeks ago a young Italian mother gave up her life for her unborn child in a stunning act of saintliness, says Paul Williams
This can be unnerving: how to proceed?