Through heavenly intercession the saints draw us to the saving place that is Christ

The journalist can draw solace from St Bernadette, who refused to stay silent in the face of opposition

No parent would choose the name Narcissus for their baby these days

Let’s pray that their Causes make further progress in the Year of Mercy

The Holy Father denounced many of the synod fathers as being Pharisees rather than good pastors

The past three weeks have shown there is a real fracture within the Catholic hierarchy. Can Francis find a way to lead and unite the conflicting factions?

The three-week gathering has opened up a new appreciation of family life in the Church

In 1985 Cardinal Ratzinger wrote a letter that eerily addresses the questions raised at the family synod

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops