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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

Podcast: Is the BBC a friend or foe of Catholics?

The BBC is a powerful force in Britain and around the world (PA)

Jack Valero and Ed West clash over whether Catholics can trust Britain’s most powerful media entity

Pope Francis has taught me the value of humility, says new Bishop of East Anglia

Bishop Alan Hopes Photo: CNS

Bishop Alan Hopes says Church leaders ‘ have to remain humble’

Priests must improve their people skills, says Bishop Egan

Bishop Egan admires Pope Francis's pastoral approach (Mazur)

Bishop Egan has told priests that their social skills are critical for successful evangelisation

Nuncio: Changes at top of Scottish Church to start this month

Nuncio Archbishop Mennini

Reorganisation planned after the departure of Bishop Devine

Bishops: Gay marriage Bill must be amended

The House of Lords  rejected Lord Dear's wrecking amendment by 390 votes to 148 (Photo: PA)

Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist

Bill will ‘abolish’ traditional marriage, says Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he cannot support the Bill in its current form (PA)

The Government’s Bill will weaken society, the archbishop said

Woolwich heroine says Catholic faith inspired her to confront attackers

Drummer Lee Rigby (AP Photo / MOD)

Ingrid Loyau-Kennet says: ‘I believe in thinking about others and loving thy neighbour’

The blind pro-life activist who puts Britain’s feminists to shame

Chen Guangcheng pictured in Washington DC in January Photo: CNS

Chinese human rights campaigner Chen Guangcheng exposes western hypocrisy about abortion

Catholic primary school asks gay rights group to train staff to handle bullying

Stonewall's material is being used in classrooms across the country Photo: PA

Campaigners have expressed concern that the school invited the gay rights group to offer staff training

PODCAST: Madeleine Teahan, Rabbi Sheridan and Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith discuss ‘On Heaven and Earth’ by Pope Francis

On Heaven and Earth

Welcome to the first in a new series of Catholic Herald Podcast Debates.