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Print edition: 11/4/2014

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This week we bring you an exclusive report on the threat to freedom of expression for pro-life students in Cardiff, the diocese that is converting all of its schools to academies and how a beloved church in Preston has been rescued from closure. We also report on the death of US Navy captain, Jeremiah Denton, […]

Catholic Herald View: We have to stop Britain becoming the ultimate ‘throwaway culture’

'Our country is so permeated by what one commentator calls "the banal culture of death" that things regarded an abomination elsewhere are greeted here with a shrug'

Revelations that hospitals incinerated the remains of unborn children have generated international revulsion but the reaction in the UK has been muted

Catholic Herald View: Bishops and bloggers: there is a way out of this impasse

'It is hard to find a bishop in England and Wales with a good word to say about Catholic blogs'

The emergence of the Catholic blogosphere is one of the most significant developments in the 21st-century Church

Pope Francis’s election

Vatican Television releases never-before-seen footage of Pope Francis on the day he was elected

Catholic Herald View: The Pope’s year of big but worthwhile risk-taking

Pope Francis talks with children portraying figures in Nativity scene at Rome church (CNS)

Francis will not allow us to ignore the countless wounded people both within the Church and outside it

Print Edition: 7/4/14

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A guide to the print edition of this week’s Catholic Herald, which is out on Friday

Print Edition: 28/2/14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, there is full coverage of last weekend’s consistory of cardinals in Rome. Ann Widdecombe discusses the importance of penance. Jenny McCartney on Julian Assange, the flawed revolutionary. Bishop Kieran Conry argues that Catholics need a fresh approach to Confession. Mary Frances McKenna says Benedict XVI’s teaching […]

Print Edition: 14/02/14

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In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Melanie McDonagh poses the question, would you eat a chocolate pope? Laura Keynes on Shakespeare and assisted suicide. Dennis Sewell says the UN’s advice for the Church is useless. Will Gore interviews Dr Irving Finkel, the British Museum curator who has made an amazing discovery about […]

Print Edition 31.1.14

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In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Tim Stanley wonders whether American satirist Stephen Colbert is the new Augustine. Ettore Gotti Tedeschi argues that babies can solve the economic crisis. Fr Frankie Mulgrew describes how comedy drew him to the priesthood. Megan Hodder interviews US talk show host Teresa Tomeo about her new […]

Print Edition 24.1.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Simon Caldwell explains why a free press is vital for Catholicism. Quentin de la Bedoyere explores the dark soul of 007. Madeleine Teahan interviews Sister Mary, the missionary who bankers seek out for lessons in leadership. James Harrington on how his eight-year-old upset internet atheists. Jonathan […]