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Debate: Is the Catholic Church in its best shape ever?

Pope Francis speaks to reporters on his flight home from Rio (CNS)

Or is the Church actually in the grip of a crisis that threatens its very existence?

Print Edition 20.9.13

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 […]

Photo gallery: Extraordinary pictures of the catacomb ‘saints’

A selection of images from Paul Koudounaris’s new book, Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs

Print Edition 13.9.13

13.9.13

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 […]

Photo gallery: Breathtaking images of Christian heritage sites in north-east England

Pictures taken from new book, Landscapes of Faith: The Christian Heritage of the North East

Print edition 06.09.2013

September 6, 2013

To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.

Print Edition 30.8.13

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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 […]

Print Edition 23.8.13

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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 […]

Pope Francis meets Italian and Argentine football stars in Rome

Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match

Print Edition 2.8.13

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A sneak preview of this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald newspaper