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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

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

The saint who was sold as a slave

Sudanese children in a displaced persons camp stand in front of a mural of St Josephine

St Josephine Bakhita (February 8) was renowned for her love of children

16,500 respond to survey on family ahead of Extraordinary Synod

Pope Francis announced the extraordinary synod in October last year  (CNS)

Details of questionnaire responses from Catholics in England and Wales will remain confidential

Pope Francis: We cannot use Church doctrine as we please

Pope Francis said that we cannot love Jesus and not love the Church (PA)

Pope Francis has said that we must remain faithful to the teachings of the Gospel

Punk rocker describes his return to Catholicism

Terry Chimes pictured at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006 (PA)

Original member of The Clash, Terry Chimes, writes about journey from punk to prayer in new book