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The Catholic Herald

The Catholic Herald is a Catholic newspaper based in London. It was founded in 1888.

Catholic Herald View: Fr Frans van der Lugt – one of the great Christian witnesses of our age

Fr van der Lugt

The murdered priest successfully highlighted the suffering of Syrians in a western media that has grown tired of the conflict

Francis leads by example at start of Confession drive

Holy Father launches 24-hour Festival of Forgiveness in Rome and around the world

Print edition 28/3/14

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This week we bring you an exclusive piece on Bishop Malcolm McMahon’s new hopes for his ministry in Liverpool. We report on the significance of the Vatican commission on child protection and the priest who has admitted to entering into a sham civil partnership. We also tell you why the Archdiocese of Liverpool is opposing […]

Print edition 21/3/14

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In this week’s edition we report on pro-life alarm concerning moves to liberalise Britain’s abortion law, tributes to the late Clarissa Dickson Wright and why a climate of fear has emerged in the Vatican. Also Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman asks if we need a new form of the Mass and Mary Kenny explains why celebrities are […]

Pope Francis: In his own words

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Selected quotes from the first year of Francis’s pontificate

Print Edition 3.1.13

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In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Will Heaven says it’s not British to shun Bulgarians; Fr Mark Drew calls on Catholics to meet the challenges set by Pope Francis in 2014; Laura Gotti Tedeschi interviews controversial Italian author Costanza Miriano; Madeleine Teahan on the MPs who won’t let boys be boys; Michael […]

Pope Francis gives out 20,000 boxes of ‘medicine’ at Angelus

Each box of ‘Misericordina’ contained a rosary

Mirabile dictu! The Catholic Herald publishes its first front-page report in Latin

We were unable, sadly, to have the report illuminated by medieval monks (CNS)

We’re offering a prize to the reader who can come up with the best translation

Typhoon Haiyan: What you can do

A survivor wipes his face under a Philippines national flag in typhoon ravaged Tacloban city (PA)

Practical ways of supporting the people of the Philippines

Print Edition 16.8.13

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In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Michael Coren says Pope Francis is playing with the media; Jill, Duchess of Hamilton believes the Bible’s secrets are still waiting to be discovered in the Holy Land; Tom Gallagher introduces Scotland’s new anti-Catholics; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith interviews author Michael Arditti; and Mark Shea calls for […]