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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

US cardinal supports Ukraine protestors

Orthodox priests pray as they stand between pro-European Union activists and
police lines in central Kiev, Ukraine, early Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. A top
Ukrainian opposition leader on Thursday urged protesters to maintain a shaky
cease-fire with police after at least two demonstrators were killed in
clashes this week, but some in the crowd appeared defiant, jeering and
chanting "revolution" and "shame." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Cardinal Dolan has said that protestors in Ukraine deserve our prayers and voice

‘One of the best guest houses in the world’ is run according to the Rule of St Benedict

Millgate Bed and Breakfast is in the market town of Masham, North Yorkshire

Millgate Bed and Breakfast in North Yorkshire has been listed as the 9th best Bed and Breakfasts in the world

Pope Francis says the internet is a gift from God

Pope Francis has said that we should be Good Samaritans on the internet (CNS)

The Pope has released his first World Communications Day message

Beat ‘January blues’ by reaching out on Facebook, says bishop

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Moth encourages faithful to contact friends or family who may be lonely

Supporters of assisted suicide have an empathy gap when it comes to the weak and unsure

(PA)

Physician-assisted suicide is a law that suits the strong and determined

Laurie Penny’s attack on Pope Francis over abortion spectacularly misses his point

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pontiff’s comments in his ‘state of the world’ address gave socialists and humanists a chance to engage with his criticism of our throwaway culture

Pope Francis’s Harley-Davidson to be auctioned

Pope was given the Harley-Davidson Dyna Super Glide in June

Sale will raise funds for soup kitchen in Rome

Barry Mizen: ‘Jimmy is there in every word that I speak’

Barry and Margaret Mizen

Father of murdered schoolboy on being named in the New Year’s Honours List and his quest to keep his son’s memory alive

Archbishop Nichols is named a cardinal by Pope Francis

Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Mazur)

Francis makes announcement during Angelus address

The MPs who won’t let boys be boys

Two girls watch as a boy plays with a 10ft high doll’s house built in the 1870s (PA)

There is a baffling political crusade to replace toys for girls and boys with ‘gender-neutral’ knick-knacks