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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: 17/3/14

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In this week’s print edition of the Catholic Herald, we report on Cardinal Müller’s warning to the Ordinariate, we find out why Fr Antonio Spadaro was scared to interview Pope Francis and we feature a full report on the doctors who say there is no medical explanation for the survival of a baby whose parents […]

Podcast: Pope Francis: a revolution in style or substance?

Pope Francis gives the thumbs as he arrives for his weekly general audience (PA)

On the anniversary of his election, Freddy Gray, Peter Stanford and Fr Lucie-Smith each reveal their piece of advice for Pope Francis

Bishop of Portsmouth holds meeting with A Call To Action

Bishop Egan (Mazur)

Bishop Egan explains thinking behind the reorganisation of his diocese to ACTA members

‘All eyes are on you,’ Cardinal Müller tells ordinariate

Ordinariate members attend a papal audience at the Vatican (CNS)

Cardinal Müller told ordinaries that they are being scrutinsed

There’s no need to change Church teaching on contraception, says Pope Francis in new interview

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis says Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on birth control was ‘prophetic’

Bishop Davies: pre-nups will undermine marriage

Bishop Mark Davies with Luke Coppen, editor of The Catholic Herald (Photo: Simon Caldwell)

Bishop says agreements would invite couples to prepare for divorce

You can’t build a marriage in just a day

A couple pcitured moments after becoming engaged in St Peter's square (CNS)

The Church trains priests for seven years. So why does it only prepare some couples for marriage in a single day?

Why Belgium’s vote for child euthanasia should horrify us all

A board shows the result of today's child euthanasia vote (AP)

Belgium’s chilly detachment from the sick and dependent is widening

Belgian parliament approves child euthanasia

Belgian politicians debate the bill on child euthanasia at the Belgian federal parliament in Brussels yesterday (PA)

The House of Representatives has voted to extend Belgium’s euthanasia law to children

Leading theologian rescued by bishop from angry mob in Algeria

Fr Timothy Radcliffe (Mazur)

Fr Timothy Radcliffe was visiting small community in the Sahara