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Print Edition: July 4 2014

This week we bring you the latest news on the closure of the National Catholic Library and Edward Pentin our Vatican correspondent explains why Italians are frustrated with Francis for not condemining abortion strongly enough. Meanwhile William Oddie pleads with the Holy Father to take a break this summer and enjoy the beauty of Castel […]

Bishop Williams greets a well-wisher (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Alan Williams looks forward to serving ‘big, busy and diverse’ diocese

Bonnie Engstrom with her son, James Below:  Venerable Fulton Sheen

Bonnie Engstrom tells The Catholic Herald how her son was restored to life after she prayed to a pioneering televangelist

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Print Edition: June 26 2014

This week we bring you an exclusive report on the ISIS fighters who attended Catholic schools in the UK and the course which is transforming teenagers into evangelists. Madeleine Teahan talks with the mother who prayed to Fulton Sheen to save her baby’s life, Simon Caldwell reveals ten amazingly saintly British converts and Mary Teresa […]

Fr Richard Kunst

Fr Richard Kunst buys ballot paper and scrutiny sheet from 1903 papal conclave

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Print edition: June 20 2014

This week we bring you an exclusive report on the graffiti artist, known as Pure Evil, who is related to Thomas More and describes him as an “absolute hero” and we reveal the reason a Catholic priest paid almost £5,000 for a 1903 conclave ballot sheet at auction. Meanwhile, Simon Caldwell talks with Pascal Uche […]

Charles Uzzell-Edwards aka Pure Evil

Charles Uzzell-Edwards claims to be descended from seven saints

Pope Francis meets the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning at the Vatican  Photo: archbishopofcanterbury.org

Pope Francis held an audience with the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning

Pope Francis (AP)

The rich and famous are lavishing praise on the Pope. Here’s a guide to his most surprising supporters

The article on celibacy was written by an anonymous contributor

But why does an author hailing ‘life without sex’ on the paper’s website need to remain anonymous?