Thomas More

John Guy’s work entertains but fails to cohere as he treads the familiar ground of Thomas More’s life

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Take a look inside this week’s magazine

The shirt worn by the saint as he contemplated a martyr’s death in the Tower of London has been encased above an altar in Buckfast Abbey

A recent comment under one of my blogs beautifully illustrated why I chose to be Catholic

Fisher and More lived exemplary lives and were content to be martyred for the faith

The Church has recognised a broad category of martyrs throughout the 20th century

Among the martyrs are St Richard Reynolds, one of four people hanged on May 4 1535

Bishop Mark Davies says ‘one of the greatest Englishmen’ has been presented as ‘a scheming villain’

There is no evidence of endowments set up to pay for prayers for the princes – Henry may have been scared of inspiring a religious cult