Amid nuclear fears, remember a pope once helped avert Armageddon
Musing on the teeth of St Ambrose
Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients
Is it weird that Catholics venerate relics? Here's why we do
Secondhand Holiness: A Gift from My Grandmother
Fr Willie Doyle: time to consider cause for sainthood?
Divorced from religious life? - Do seminaries and religious orders have a responsibility to the young men and women who have entrusted their spiritual lives to them if and when they decide to leave
'I won't defend Danny Healy-Rae's politics but I will defend personal belief in fairies' There’s not a village in the country that doesn’t have these fairy stories, writes Michael Fortune
German Catholicism is rich – but in the wrong ways
Poignant tribute on death of 'an ordinary farmer' who worked hard and didn't want to be eulogised. Saying farewell with a fistful of grass and a day full of song.
Feeling the Francis effect
Ireland is a ‘cold house’ for Christians – George Hook reacts to BAI ruling on 'haunted bread' complaints