Francis Phillips

Mortara’s memoirs can teach us about openness to grace – whether or not Pius IX was right to remove him from his parents

Fr Donald Haggerty has written a book that deserves reading and re-reading

When people come back to the sacrament ‘they leave walking on clouds and often in tears. Their lives are never the same.’

Edith Stein’s mother struggled to accept her daughter’s newfound Christian faith

A series of essays shows how we can incorporate his words into everyday life

Stevenson, a Presbyterian, recognised that Fr Damien was not simply kind or public-spirited but that he was holy

A former prison psychiatrist condemns the culture of ‘therapy’ around rehabilitation

The false concept of a ‘nice God’ is a ‘constant temptation to tame the divine’

Marist Brother Frank McGovern was a ‘hands-on Christian’

A new book examines the historical evidence