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Convent was established by Pope Pius XII

Benedict XVI says saints should inspire us to greater holiness

Benedict XVI encourages faithful to go to Mass frequently

Print edition 06.08.2010

Print edition 06.08.2010

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Fr Keith Beaumont examines the painful conversion of Cardinal Newman; Ed West traces Peter Hitchens’s circuitous journey from strident atheist to defender of the faith; and, on the letters page, readers ask whether anti-Semitism […]

Library houses 50,000 volumes relating to Society of Jesus

Anna-Marie, Joseph and Gregory Treolar travel down the Via Francigena

The theologian wonders why the Church is blamed for the actor’s misdeeds

Populorum Progressio Foundation will support the continent’s indigenous and rural people

Basilica packed for Mass marking the church’s dedication

The famous Flashing Candle in honour of the Pope's visit to Britain

Some see it as a bit of light-hearted fun, others as a serious distraction from the Gospel