Ed West

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

St Jean de Brébeuf and Fr Isaac Jogues (October 19) were beatified in 1925 and canonised in 1930

Bishop Mark Davies will consecrate diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Sunday

St Louis (August 25) is the only canonised king of France

St Jane Frances de Chantal (August 12) founded the Congregation of the Visitation in France

Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate say they will “submit in obedience to the Holy Father”

The father of modern conservatism offers fresh ideas for both Left and Right

St Dominic (August 6) was one of the most influential figures in Christian history in the second millennium

Spanish ambassador to London attends Mass at St James’s

St Germanus of Auxerre (August 3) led the Britons in a victory against Saxon raiders