The heroism of the English priest-martyrs during penal times is hard to understate.
St. Thomas More is widely recognized as the good-humored Renaissance humanist scholar who wrote Utopia and two decades later died a martyr's death in defense of papal primacy.
The canonization of Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux, means that, for the first time, a married couple are canonized together.
A butcher’s wife from York, Margaret was brought up in the new protestant religion, but was reconciled to the Catholic Church in 1574.
In 1902 in an Italian village a young girl, Maria Goretti, was murdered during a sexual attack.
Martin de Porres is a saint whose popularity has remained undiminished despite his obscure history as a seventeenth century Dominican in South America.
This is the first archaeological and historical biography of the most fascinating and revered woman in history, Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Christ.
From Youth and Conversion to Vatican II, the Liturgical Reform, and After
Presenting aspects of the life of Cardinal Newman and letting him speak to us in his own words.
In this new and up-to-date biography, the renowned Newman scholar Fr Ian Ker sets out the amazing life of John Henry Newman from his formative Anglican years, following his path
The Inklings were an influential group of writers, along the lines of the Lake Poets or the Bloomsbury Group, centred on C S Lewis and J R Tolkien, who met regularly in the pubs
Canonised on the 16th June 2002, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, better known as Padre Pio, had already become one of the saints whose intercession is most called upon, often with ama
Since retiring from the papacy in 2013, the first Pope in over 700 years to do so, Pope Benedict has lived quietly in a convent in the Vatican gardens in Rome.
Catholic Military Chaplains in the First World War
O'Donnell shows how Pugin exercised a crucial influence on the direction that the Catholic Revival took in the Midlands - itself a key area for the restoration of Catholicism as
The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their
A Vision book containing the enthralling story of the great modern apostle of youth, Saint John Bosco, and his best-loved pupil who became a saint, Dominic Savio.
Alojzije Stepinac, Cardinal Archbishop of Zagreb, a deeply spiritual man, led the Catholic Church in Croatia during dangerous times and shared the fate of other Church leaders w
This great Spanish saint (1515-1582), mystic and Doctor of the Church spearheaded the reform of the Carmelite order, founding dozens of new convents in her own lifetime.
Hilaire Belloc was a poet, polemicist, and prose stylist without peer, but above all, an entire generation's mighty champion for the Catholic faith.
Thomas is an unusual saint.
Lord Chancellor of England, Christian Humanist, author of Utopia and loving husband and father; Thomas More’s enduring appeal is renewed in this new introductory biography.
The True Story of a Young Girl and Her Guardian Angel