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 through engagement; Nancy Bileau on her historical novels The Chair and The Crown; and David Bereit speaks about his pro-life campaign, 40 Days for Life. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.
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 life and legacy of Fleet Street legend, Michael Wharton; Clare Ward interviews Fr Timothy Radcliffe ahead of the Word of the Lord conference; and Fr David Vincent Meconi says that having a Jesuit Pope is reason to celebrate. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.
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 face the Second Coming; Lady Paola Windsor reports on Pope Francis’s first days in office; Fr Peter Malone discusses Babette’s Feast, the new Pontiff’s favourite film; James MacMillan argues a poor Church needs grand music; and Melanie McDonagh says that the Catholic Church was right not to join in the criticism of benefit reforms proposed by Iain Duncan Smith. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.
The Pontiff has called on women to be messengers of faith and hope
This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald includes a free 20-page Easter magazine featuring Archbishop George Stack of Cardiff on the power of Passion plays, Fr Michael Seed on the Resurrection and Fr Tim Gardner on the sacramental qualities of the hot cross bun. In the main paper Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster offers an Easter reflection; Mark Greaves discovers a theatre production inspired by the Stations of the Cross and performed by inmates at Feltham Young Offenders’ Institution; Jonathan Wright says Pope Francis and the new Archbishop of Canterbury must not be afraid to argue with one another; and John Hill meets Mulatu Tafeese, an Ethiopian Catholic helping victims of rape in Addis Ababa. To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.
The Pope received the pallium from protodeacon Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, and the Fisherman’s Ring from Cardinal Angelo Sodano
Pope Francis was joined by patriarchs and major archbishops of the Eastern Catholic Churches
Pope Francis greeted thousands of pilgrims as he arrived in St Peter’s Square on board the popemobile
Francis gave a six-minute homily at a small Vatican parish church on his first Sunday as Pope
One of Pope Francis’s first official acts was to meet all the cardinals at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall