Matthew Schmitz

Anyone wondering what happened in the abortion vote should read Evangelium Vitae

Changes to the law have made it harder than ever for ordinary Catholics to honour Sunday’s day of rest. But there is hope

Cardinal Marx criticised Bavaria’s move to put crosses in public buildings – but many others disagreed

Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella shows ‘liberation’ is now achieved through conformity

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

Eric Rohmer, a devout Catholic, saw film as a ’20th-century cathedral’. He made a sublime Christmas movie, too

Young Catholics feel they have been denied their inheritance. Where do they go from here?

The Pope’s advisors have taken aim at US Christianity. Here’s why this matters

Cardinal Sarah’s opponents have attacked his views and called for his sacking. His response has been a gracious silence