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Bishops deferred to authority and priests and seminarians mainly followed suit. The lesson? That we must always speak out when our conscience is challenged

Sir Martin Gilbert was granted the greatest gift that a biographer could ask for, a subject truly heroic to write about

L’Osservatore Romano says Shades of Truth is ‘naïve’ and lacks credibility

Historians will argue about his mistakes, but everyone who filed past Churchill’s coffin was certain they were mourning the passing of a great man

Journalist suggests Causes could be taken up by Italian bishops

A new book looks at a part of southern France where tight-knit communities saved Jewish lives

A new book suggests the wartime pope used all the means within his power to help Jews

In message to French bishops Pope remembers soldiers who fought Nazism

The Vatican’s ‘Voices of the popes’ audio archive is a reason for rejoicing

Blessed John Paul II (October 22) played a decisive role at the Second Vatican Council