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I’m a better Catholic – and a better person – for knowing my own patron

The Holy Father’s meetings with the 93-year-old consistently result in confusion and scandal

We expressed our affection for the Extraordinary Form and the Church’s hard teachings. The official write-up downplayed both

Pope Francis is on record as affirming its existence

A Chinese paper said a deal could be signed this Easter

Many staff believe much-needed reforms will simply not happen

Feminists are drawn to St Mary Magdalene because they are blind to her true Gospel significance

Conversions are on the increase in some unexpected places

Ross Douthat’s book examines the deepest divisions in the Catholic Church

Holy Saturday is the Church’s own ‘black hole’ before the glory of Easter