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Ed West

Ed West is the deputy editor of the Catholic Herald

Syrian priest kidnapped by Islamists released

Franciscan Father Hanna Jallouf

Custody of the Holy Land confirm Franciscan Father Hanna Jallouf now under house arrest

Call to honour ‘forgotten’ bishop who changed course of scientific history

A depiction of Bishop Robert Grosseteste in stained glass

Petition for tribute to Bishop Robert Grosseteste to be launched

Bishop: Muslim militant saved me from beheading in Central African Republic

Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo Aziagbia Below: The bishop's diocesan compound has provided shelter to more than 45,000 people (CNS)

Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia had been kidnapped by Seleka Islamists

Archbishop McMahon: Be ready to do things differently

Archbishop McMahon told the congregation at his installation Mass to be ready to ‘break convention’ in proclaiming the Good News

New Archbishop of Liverpool installed on feast of St Joseph The Worker

What if Francis had been pope in 2005?

Pope Francis (CNS)

The then-Cardinal Bergoglio reportedly came second in the 2005 conclave and is said to have been relieved he wasn’t elected on that occasion

‘I sat with John Paul as Communism crumbled’

Mgr Tomas Halik (CNS)

Ed West talks to the man who has has joined Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, and Billy Graham on the list of Templeton Prize winners

Publisher: Evangelii Gaudium is Rome’s biggest seller for decades

A copy of the apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (CNS)

Catholic Truth Society has sold more copies of apostolic exhortation than text since Vatican II documents

Secularism is not a strong foundation for British society, says Bishop Egan

Bishop Philip Egan (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop of Portsmouth gives lecture at King’s College in London

The saints who left Florence to live in the mountains

The Seven Holy Founders (February 17) met at a pious fraternity devoted to Mary

Cardinal backs campaign to buy £5m Tudor-era mansion

Sawston Hall, built in 1584, has three priest holes, including one crafted by the Jesuit carpenter St Nicholas Owen, who was tortured to death in the Tower of London

Campaigners want to turn Sawston Hall into a heritage centre telling the story of Catholic England