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September 20, 2021
Corinna Turner
On Sunday, a solemn Mass of Thanksgiving in the church of San Domenico in Castillo, Italy—where Margaret of Castillo’s body lies incorrupt—provides a joyful conclusion to her long journey to official sainthood. Margaret was born in 1287 in Metola in Italy. Her father Parisio, a successful soldier, expected a healthy first-born son—instead, God gave him
September 02, 2021
Violet Hudson
As our great churches are branded must-visit tourist attractions, can we still find solace in them?
September 01, 2021
Sarah Sands
Visionary craftsman-artist David Montalto has used dust from the moon to create a Cross for the Cosmos. Here is his extraordinary story
September 01, 2021
Dominic Sullivan
A grounding in Classics helps children understand the difference between faith and reason, writes Dominic Sullivan
August 31, 2021
Sophia Waugh
Today’s key Catholic schools attract diverse, multi-faith students who benefit from a principled way of learning. By Sophia Waugh
August 30, 2021
Olenka Hamilton
Ampleforth College’s new headmaster Robin Dyer is laying a solid foundation for the future at the ‘Catholic Eton’. By Olenka Hamilton
August 05, 2021
Richard Ingrams
Richard Ingrams on the truth about the conflicted 
GK Chesterton – and his brush with sainthood
August 05, 2021
David V Barrett
On the centenary of a remarkable Catholic Arts Guild, how should we treat the work of the controversial sculptor at its heart?
August 05, 2021
William Cash
William Cash on the talented Catholic post-war architect Philip Jebb, whose 
most famous commission in Berkeley Square was born 60 years ago
August 05, 2021
William Cash
William Cash on how his archaeologist 
uncle’s mental health was restored thanks to 
prayer – and mowing duties – to St Fillan
August 04, 2021
John Adamson
John Adamson reviews Catholics During the 
English Revolution, 1642-1660: 
Politics, Sequestration and Loyalty
, by Eilish Gregory
August 04, 2021
Fr Gerald Murray
The scandal of elected officials – such as President Biden – who take Communion yet promote views at odds with the Catholic Church must be countered, says Fr Gerald E Murray
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