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The Catholic Herald

The Catholic Herald

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

Family synod: full text of the bishops’ closing message

The synod fathers attend this morning's session (AP)

Synod Fathers urge faithful to ‘walk with us towards the next synod’ in 2015

Print Edition: October 17 2014

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This week we bring you all the latest detailed coverage on the Extraordinary Synod on the Family and the Italian priest based in Clerkenwell, London who was suddenly recalled to Rome. Fr Ignatius Harrison explains why we should all pray for John Henry Newman’s canonisation, Alfred Searls reveals which creppy classic has been reborn thanks […]

Print Edition: October 10 2014

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In this week’s Catholic Herald we have full coverage of the first week of the synod on the family, including a report on the opening Mass and Edward Pentin’s Vatican notebook. Fr Andrew Pinsent explores the life of Bishop Walter de Merton, while John Duddington calls on Catholics to join the great British debate over […]

Print Edition: October 3 2014

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In this week’s Catholic Herald we have a full report on our interview with Bishop Kieran Conry following his resignation. UKIP MEP Margot Parkers tells Mary O’Regan about the party’s strong Catholic contingent, Fr Mark Drew reveals what Francis is really up to at the Vatican and Patrick West explains why the standards of the […]

Print Edition: August 22nd

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This week we bring you in-depth coverage of Pope Francis’s visit to Korea including his beatification of 124 South Korean martyrs. Meanwhile, Dr Amal Marogy tells Bess Twiston-Davies about her mission to save the ancient Christian culture of Iraq, Mgr Keith Newton explains why he is wooing Anglicans longing for unity and Mary Kenny reveals […]

Print edition: June 6 2014

In the Catholic Herald this week we bring you an exclusive report on the rise in Dominican vocations, the latest attempts to curb pro-life activism on university campuses and Edward Pentin reports on the author who claims Pope Francis has saved the Vatican. Meanwhile Mary O’Regan speaks to Bishop-elect Kevin Doran and Timothy Stanley explains […]

Print edition: May 2 2014

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This week we bring you exclusive eye-witness accounts of the papal canonisations from Sky broadcast journalist Colin Brazier, Dame Joanna Bogle and Jo-Anne Rowney. We also include full reports on the ceremony itself and Pope Francis’s homily along with a brilliant canonisation cartoon from cartoonist and author, Simone Lia. We also have in-depth coverage on […]

John XXIII and John Paul II’s canonisation: As it happened

The Pope Emeritus and Pope Francis greet each other at the canonisation Mass.

An up-to-the-minute guide to the historic ceremony in Rome

Papal canonisations: Watch the historic ceremony here

Video feed of the canonisation Mass of John XXIII and John Paul II in St Peter’s Square

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