In admitting his guilt he would have faced the truth about himself – and encountered the truth about God too

Cardinal Marx says migrant deaths represent a ‘defeat for everything that makes the European Union a community of values’

The Church must remind us again about the certainty of death

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

If you don’t believe in eternal life it’s hard to find meaning in the indignities of old age

Research suggests an awareness of death can reduce divorce rates. I can well believe it

As a hospital chaplain administering to the dying you learn a lot about life and human dignity

Benedict XVI also talks about death and eternal life at weekly general audience

‘Faith teaches us that the fear of death is lightened by a great hope, the hope of eternity’