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The Catholic Herald

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

Print edition 23.07.2010

Print edition 23.07.2010

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, we reveal the letters written by Cardinal Newman to a young nun dying of tuberculosis; John Cornwell defends his latest book, Newman’s Unquiet Grave; and Conservative minister Greg Clark argues that it’s time for […]

Bishops create catechism video game

Bishops of the Philippines find novel way to teach faith

Toy Story 3 is a masterpiece, says Vatican paper

L’Osservatore Romano praises film’s creative ambition

Debate: Should the Vatican put more energy into public relations?

The Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, at a press conference (Photo: CNS)

The Vatican is often criticised for paying little or no attention to PR. At the same time many believe that a slick, modern PR office would hinder its mission

Religious leaders discuss ways of helping poor

European Commission hosts summit of Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders

Public relations blunders leave the faithful confused

Malicious or ignorant reports do not only damage the reputation of ordinary Catholics; they also cause ordinary Catholics to lose confidence in their pastors

Fr Robert Barron on the BP oil leak

Theologian draws spiritual lesson from the catastrophe

Benedict XVI becomes seventh-oldest pope in history

But Pope Benedict will have to live to 2020 to surpass the oldest pope in history, Leo XIII.

Life is hard for Holy Land Christians, says Custos

Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa says population is dwindling

Possible work by Caravaggio is discovered in Rome

Experts study ‘The Martyrdom of St Lawrence’