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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

Print edition: May 30, 2014

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Our edition this week brings you in-depth coverage of the Pope’s visit to the Holy Land including eye witness accounts from Madeleine Teahan and Jill, Duchess of Hamilton. We also have an exclusive interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider, who has some reassuring words on the future of the Church. Laura Keynes writes about the courageous […]

EU rejects pro-life initiative

The One Of Us Campaign gathered 2 million signatures

A petition demanding an end to destruction of human embryos has been vetoed

Blog from the Holy Land: ‘The Pope is here so people remember us’

Pope Francis with Israeli President Shimon Peres,  and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at Ben Gurion airport (PA)

Tears and cheers as Pope Francis arrives by helicopter in Tel Aviv

Blog from the Holy Land: The Church’s shrine to women in the birthplace of Mary Magdalene

Francis boards his flight for Jordan earlier today (PA)

A new church in Magdala pays tribute to the ‘eternal dignity of women’

Why Israelis think Pope Francis’s visit is good news

A worker at the Israeli president's residence prepares for the papal visit (PA)

His role as peacemaker is underestimated, but crucial

New Bishop of Birmingham installed at St Chad’s Cathedral

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Byrne of Birmingham (Mazur)

Fr Robert Byrne is the first Oratorian bishop to be installed for 140 years

Print Edition: 9 May 2014

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This week we report on Archbishop Mennini’s call for strong resistance to the introduction of assisted suicide in the UK and we remember Fr Mark Elvins, the well-known Catholic author, who passed away on May 1. We also bring you an exclusive piece, where we ask Bishop Philip Egan, Fr Tim Finnigan, Dr Joseph Shaw, […]

Francis to address UN leaders as new grilling in Geneva strains ties

Pope Francis will address the heads of the UN’s agencies amid claims that UN committees are unfairly targeting the Catholic Church   (PA)

Pope expected to urge UN to focus on its founding mission after ‘surreal’ questioning of Church record on torture

Popular blog to close down after clash with bishop

Deacon Nick's blog will end on Sunday

Deacon ‘sad and disappointed’ at Lancaster decision

Catholic college in Leeds mourns ‘kind and hard-working’ teacher

Nuns walk with students outside Corpus Christi Catholic College after teacher Anne Maguire was fatally stabbed in Leeds, England, April 28. A 15-year-old male student has been arrested in the stabbing, West Yorkshire police said. (CNS photo/Darren Staples, Reuters)

Cardinal Nichols expresses ‘utter shock and sadness at the tragic killing of Anne Maguire’