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Ten amazing Catholics of the year

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholics around the world who showed extraordinary courage, skill and determination during 2011

We easily forget those good priests whose reputations can be permanently tarnished by false accusations

Surely priests (and seminarians) from other dioceses should be spending time with their patron saint? Not to mention the rest of us

The heart of the patron saint of priests, St John Vianney, will be venerated in the Diocese of Shrewsbury next summer

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/09/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Bishop of Shrewsbury says papal visit to Britain showed the goodness of young people

It’s not just in the discernment of individual vocations where its power will be felt

Bishop Davies is striking a blow for the reform of the reform

The institute’s first ever church in England and Wales will be a centre for traditional sacraments