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The saint who sailed off on a quest for ‘the Land of Promise’

Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin were a shining example to their renowned daughter and still inspire Catholics today

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