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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

Top Catholic barrister criticises student union for banning pro-life group

Neil Addison said that the statement by DUSA was "legal gibberish." (CNS)

Dundee University Students Association has banned SPUC from its fresher’s fair

Print Edition: September 19 2014

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This week we bring you a profile report on the new Bishop of Leeds, Mgr Marcus Stock and the student union that has banned the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) from it’s Fresher’s Fair. Meanwhile, Fr Michael Seed pays tribute to his friend Ian Paisley. Lord Hylton explains why we must stand […]

Society still values marriage, says Cardinal Nichols

Cardinal Vincent Nichols said that the Church must show mercy in the face of family breakdown (Mazur)

Cardinal says the way to deal with marriage failure is to be merciful, not condemnatory

Print Edition: September 5 2014

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This week we bring you reports on the amazing Catholic couple who are saving migrants at sea and the brave Nigerian bishop who refuses to have a bodyguard. Fr Thomas Casey dissects Leonard Cohen’s song ‘Hallelujah’ and Fr Matthew Goddard writes about his priest friend who was murdered by a burglar. Meanwhile newly-wed Will Heaven […]

Mother who prayed to Fulton Sheen speaks of ‘confusion and sadness’ after Cause is suspended

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The Diocese of Peroria has announced that the archbishop’s Cause has been suspended indefinitely

Dawkins can’t see my sister’s humanity

A 3 year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

The biologist’s views on Down’s Syndrome may have sparked outrage, but they are shared by millions of Britons

Fourteen seminarians welcomed at Ireland’s national seminary

St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Ireland's national seminary (Photo: PA)

New candidates bring the total number at Maynooth to 70

Print Edition: August 29

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This week Maria Elena Candilio writes on the history of popes and their pets and Damian Thompson explains why Francis is the Vatican’s real Rottweiler. Fr Timothy Finigan outlines the perils of routine Holy Communion and Catherine MacMillan describes her journey as a teenage single mum with a severely-disabled daughter. Maajid Nawaz urges us to […]

Simone Lia: I feel like I’m living in God’s graphic novel

Simone Lia (Dan Fone) Below: A scene from her graphic novel Please God, Find Me A Husband!

The graphic novelist explains how a bunny rabbit, a neglected boy and a group of Mormons led her back to the Catholic Church

Print Edition: August 8 2014

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This week we bring you an exclusive on report on the Diocese of Westminster’s plans to offer a course designed to help people recover from divorce. Also, Mark Greaves explains why the Church is growing in South Korea and Tom Gallagher reveals why former Catholics have become Scottish Nationalists. Francis Phillips pays tribute to the […]