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The Catholic Herald

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

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

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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 […]