for display and insert quotes
T: 020 7448 3612

F: 020 7256 9728

E-mail: Frank Pells

Facts & Figures

At £8.50 a column centimetre it is already less expensive than the heavily discounted rates offered to clients by some of our competitors.

In addition, we publish 2 tabloid-sized annual supplements in Easter and Advent, both well-established platforms for advertisers.

The Catholic Herald is a broadsheet newspaper offering advertisers a weekly audience of 45,000 readers
(Gallop Poll Survey)

Over 23,000 newspapers are distributed weekly
to Parishes, wholesale outlets and postal subscribers

1,000 issues are distributed in the
Republic of Ireland each week

A Subscriber Profile

35% Male
65% Female
8% Under 25s
25% 24-45 years
70% Over 45 years
90% AB1 group
70% Support a charity
63% Car owners
65% CH is first choice buy

85% of our readers take time to look
at our classified pages.
60% of recruiters use The Catholic Herald regularly.

Download our Rate card for full details.
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The Catholic Herald is one of the most cost-effective Christian newspapers in which to place display advertising.


Sizes & Rates
SCC RATE: £9.00
Linage (per line): £4.25
Full page: £2,700
Half page: £1,500
All Display Advertisements include colour,
if required, at NO additional cost

Agency OR Charity discount 10%
All Prices are ex VAT (20%).

Depth (mm) x Width (mm), Rate (£)

8 Column widths (mm):
39; 82; 126; 168; 212; 255; 298; 340

  1. Double page spread (2 x full-pages): 540x340, call £
  2. Full page type area: 540x340, £2,700
  3. Half page (portrait): 540x168, £1,500
  4. Half page (landscape): 250x340, £1,500
  5. Quarter page: 250x168, £875
  6. Classic 20x3 column: 200x126, £525
  7. Eighth 25x2 column: 250x82, £437.50
  8. Classic 20x2 column: 200x82 £350


  1. Display advertisements must be booked by
    Tuesdays at 1 pm
  2. FINAL ARTWORK must be in by Tuesdays,
    3 pm of the same week's entry
  3. If The Catholic Herald is setting your advert the last sign-off is Tuesday, 4 pm of the same week's entry
  4. The Catholic Herald cannot be held liable if artwork is not supplied before these times
  5. Cancellations: 14 days before insertion

Production Artwork: Filetype
• Adobe Acrobat PDF V.3 up
• Photoshop EPS/JPG/TIFF (Flattened or outlined text)
• QuarkXpress V.4 up (incl pics and fonts)
• Microsoft Word 97 up
• Final Artwork: PDF, JPG, EPS, TIFF
• No Microsoft Publisher or Pagemaker

Artwork: Format
• 100 lpi Screen
• 200 dpi PDF
• All colour work must be CMYK (NO RGB settings)
• Fonts should be provided (screen/postscript)
• PDFs must have fonts embedded

Send it
• by email:
• Fax: 020 7256 9728
• DVD/CD-R - By post to:
Advertising Production, The Catholic Herald,
Herald House, 15 Lamb's Passage, Bunhill Row,
London EC1Y 8T