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Holy water can incite piety, put to flight the Devil and even bring about bodily health.

Xi Jinping, in having crosses replaced with portraits of himself, is possibly more egotistical than the Sun King ever was

St Maximilian Kolbe formed the Knights of the Immaculate after seeing masonic celebrations in Rome

In adoring the Blessed Sacrament, our hearts are enlarged and our minds receive the truth

It might baffle Catholics elsewhere, but in England many supporters of clerical marriage are conservative

Felix Ngole was thrown off his social work course because of his beliefs on marriage. The message for Christians is stark

We’ve nothing to fear from Freud

The father of psychoanalysis can help Christians in their search for the true face of God

The country was faced with the prospect of Robert Mugabe being succeeded by his wife

The First World War had no clear reason, and that is why we are so traumatised by it

100 years on, the Russian Orthodox Church still hasn’t overcome brutal state atheism