In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald John Allen says that no one wants to admit there is a global war on Christians; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith asks whether the Pope will introduce female cardinals; Megan Hodder interviews Eleanor Stewart about religious life in the 1960s; Fr Kevin Cusick on his experience of serving [...]
Or is the Church actually in the grip of a crisis that threatens its very existence?
In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Fr David Forrester discusses the future for seminarians in Britain; historian Leanda de Lisle says Catholics have much to be proud of in the modern age; Fr Julian Large says Fr Faber could one day be blessed; Ann Widdecombe reviews a new book that asks if [...]
A selection of images from Paul Koudounaris’s new book, Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs
In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald read our exclusive interview with Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor; RJ Stove reveals the complicated truth of new Australian PM Tony Abbott’s Catholicism; David V Barrett on the cult of death displacing devotion to Our Lady in Mexico; Benedict Rogers says religious intolerance is becoming part of life [...]
Pictures taken from new book, Landscapes of Faith: The Christian Heritage of the North East
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In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Fr Mark Drew explains why Pope Francis wants us to turn to Mary; Stuart Reid says Catholics will love Breaking Bad; Rory Fitzgerald argues that Ireland is becoming a tough place to be a Catholic; Tim Stanley on God and suffering; RJ Stove says church music [...]
In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, there is an extract from Paul Vallely’s excellent new book, Pope Francis – Untying the Knots; Paul McGregor on the hardships facing Catholics in Siberia; Jenny McCartney says Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden were right to blow the whistle; Izzy Losseff and Peter Stanford interview an [...]
Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match