Vocations to religious life in England and Wales have tripled in just eight years. Here are four reasons why
Vocations to religious life in England and Wales are at their highest level since 1995
Mgr Nunzio Scarano was already suspended from his duties because of an earlier investigation
Cardinal Tauran makes remark while visiting England to meet Sikhs, Jains and Hindus
Pope Francis says Catholics and Anglicans must work together to defend marriage
Cardinal Tauran also visits Jain and Hindu temples
In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Alicia von Stamitz interviews American Benedictine nun, Sister Joan Chittister; Laura Keynes, the great-great-great-grandaughter of Charles Darwin explains why atheist triumphalism led her to become a Catholic apologist; Simon Caldwell meets young urban missionaries in Manchester; Melanie McDonagh argues it’s no insult to the poor if Pope Francis takes a holiday at Castel Gandolfo; and Quentin Falk says CGI spoils Superman’s return. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.
Bishop of Brentwood says Community has been a ‘great blessing’ to his diocese
Bishop Mark Davies says Christianity being marginalised is ‘not an entirely negative development’
In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Pat McCarthy recounts his overnight stay in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem; Kevin Meagher argues that gay marriage is not a left-wing cause; human rights activist Benedict Rogers explains why he converted to Catholicism; Jessica Abrahams discusses the clash between faith and science with Maurice Crosland; and Matt Fradd argues parents must communicate better to protect their children from the dangers of the internet. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.