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Madeleine Teahan

Madeleine Teahan is Associate Editor at the Catholic Herald and chairs the Catholic Herald Podcast Debates. Her special interests include euthanasia and assisted suicide. She is on Twitter as @MadeleineTeahan

Birmingham archdiocese sells church to Muslim community

The entry for St Peter's on Birmingham archdiocese's website

St Peter’s church in Stoke-on-Trent has been sold to the local Muslim community

Andrew Copson: ‘What is aggressive secularism supposed to mean?’

Chief executive of the British Humanist Association, Andrew Copson

In the second in our series of interviews with prominent critics of the Church, the chief executive of the British Humanist Association explains why he is indifferent to Catholicism

Pope Francis has given carers around the world cause to rejoice today

Francis blesses a disabled person at the Seraphic Institute in Assisi (AP)

His gentle encounter with disabled people in Assisi has affirmed their unsung work

Pope Francis will venerate the tomb of St Francis of Assisi tomorrow

Pope Francis will venerate the tomb of St Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis will spend the day in the ancient city tomorrow

Pope John Paul II to be canonised on Divine Mercy Sunday

John Paul II was elected in 1978 and will be canonised next year

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonised on April 27 2014

Diocese appoints cleric to investigate Chesterton Cause

G.K. Chesterton, critic, novelist and poet, takes a stroll in Brighton (AP Photo)

Canon John Udris has been appointed to investigate the Cause of the beloved Catholic convert

Archbishop urges Catholics to support the ordinariate

Mgr Keith Newton celebrated mass at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory(Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Vincent Nichols writes letter to every parish in the country

How are children affected by divorce? The BBC screens a surprisingly heartfelt appraisal

Mum and Dad are Splitting Up explored the impact caused by married couple's separating  (PA)

I watched Mum and Dad are Splitting Up with some trepidation, but it proved to be a candid and emotional documentary

Bishop defends priest criticised for blog post on the poor

Fr Blake wrote that 'the poor challenge our complacency' (PA)

Bishop Conry says Fr Ray Blake’s comments ‘make sense’

Number of Confessions in England and Wales is on the rise, says report

Pope Francis hears the confession of a young woman during World Youth Day (CNS)

Almost two thirds of cathedrals say they have seen a rise in Confessions