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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

Pope Francis removes Opus Dei bishop

Pope Francis has removed a bishop for the second time (PA)

Pope Francis has removed Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano

Print Edition: September 26 2014

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This week we reveal which English bishop is urging the faithful to pray for the canonisation of a religious sister dubbed the “Saint of Soho.” Find out if Cardinal Renato Martino is worried abou the Family Synod, read about the Blessed who gave Hans Küng a big hug and Melanie McDonagh tells you what Albania […]

Communion for remarried would require a ‘radical rethink’, says Cardinal Nichols

Cardinal Nichols (Photo: PA)

The cardinal says he will go to the synod ‘intent on listening to what people have to say’

Lord Patten chairs first meeting of Vatican media commission

Lord Patten of Barnes (PA)

The commission will hold discussions over the next two days at the Pope’s residence

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