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Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz and his family met the Pope in Rome today

The Catholic Education Service says it will make sure Catholic schools can become academies if they and their bishops want to

Bishop Kussala says military action over several years has failed to stop killing sprees and abductions

Bishops’ conference of England and Wales announces timetable for introducing new Mass translation into parishes

Catholic Education Service urges Government to consider voluntary-aided academies part-funded by Catholics

Congregation for the Causes of Saints today published the decree announcing John Paul II’s beatification

Cardinal Napier says euphoria of Sudan referendum reminds him of the end of apartheid in South Africa

Deacon Jack Sullivan says two other people were healed of serious illnesses after he touched them with a lock of Newman’s hair

Print edition 24.12.10

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Anna Arco talks to Archbishop Bernard Longley about his first year at Birmingham; Conrad Black enjoys Tony Blair’s book A Journey; and Transalpine Redemptorist Fr Michael Mary writes about Christmas amid the ice and wind in Orkney. Plus, we publish an extra 16-page Christmastide supplement featuring star writers such as Fr Robert Barron, Tracey Rowland, and Fr Tim Finigan.

Pope Benedict also talks about Newman, explaining that his much-quoted phrase ‘toast to conscience’ is often misused