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The Pope was visited by a group of young cancer patients who are being treated at Rome’s Agostino Gemelli hospital


Print Edition 24.5.13

In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Mark Greaves interviews Fr Mark Elliott about his ambitious plans for central London’s Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory; Megan Hodder writes about her conversion from atheism to Catholicism; Kenneth Francis explains why we shouldn’t trust Dan Brown; Freddy Gray wonders what has […]


Print Edition 17.5.13

This week’s edition of The Catholic Herald features an extract from On Heaven and Earth in which the future Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham Skorka discuss prayer; Paul McGregor meets Fr Ho Lung, the ‘ghetto priest’ who founded the Missionaries of the Poor in Jamaica; Sophie Caldecott hails a new Catholic magazine for women; and […]


Print edition 10.05.13

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Joyful images from the first few weeks of Francis’s pontificate


Print Edition 26.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features Domenico Bettinelli on a harrowing week in Boston; Francis Phillips meets Catholic broadcaster Michael Coren; Jon M Sweeney discusses his book on Celestine V, the Pope who abdicated 700 years ago; Benedetta Guarracino on the glory of London’s Italian parish; Mary Kenny reviews Conrad Black’s biography; and […]


Print Edition 19.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features a tribute to Baroness Thatcher by Sir Rocco Forte; Jonathan Wright explores how Jesuits have reacted to the election of Pope Francis; Patrick West looks at why so many priests fall in love with football; Lord Alton says the best way to deal with North Korea is […]


Print Edition 12.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features an archive interview with Margaret Thatcher from 1978; Therese Coffey MP argues Margaret Thatcher’s life was inspired by her faith; Paolo Gambi reports on the pop star who is descending on the Vatican; Daniel Kalder lists the greatest Catholic films of all time; Stuart Reid explores the […]


Print Edition 5.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features an extract from Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s new book, The Church: Unlocking to the Places Catholics Call Home, in which he poses the question, should churches be sold off to raise funds for the poor? Elsewhere in the paper, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith advises on the best way to […]

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