Catholic Herald logo
Menu
A police officer stands in front of two Syrian families sitting besides a road after coming from Austria to Germany (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Britain should copy Ireland, keep its opt-out of a common EU asylum policy, and accept more refugees

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush: power, privilege and talent (AP)

America could be on the verge of electing its first Catholic Republican president. But it would not be long before he found himself in conflict with Church leaders

'I believe it all happened'

Why I became a Catholic

A decade ago Tim Stanley joined the Catholic Church, the culmination of a journey that began with his family’s spiritualism and took in Marx and Anglicanism

'The problem is that a child's intelligence simply isn't as interesting as an adult's'

Child Genius an uncomfortable watch with gifted children acting like adults

Eva Green in Penny Dreadful (Jonathan Hession/SHOWTIME)

Penny Dreadful is a sublime reimagining of Victorian pulp fiction horror stories

'This beautifully put-together film followed the lives of Caribbeans who had to navigate their way through a complex racial order'

In praise of a history documentary with an important cause at its heart

Paddy McGuinness, the host of Take Me Out

I’d love to see the political leaders woo us as the lights slowly go out

Sir Robert Rogers, clerk of the house, stars in the documentary Inside the Commons (Atlantic Productions/BBC Picture)

Jacob Rees-Mogg is the intelligent yet self-effacing star of Inside the Commons

Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII, during the filming of BBC Two's Wolf Hall (Ed Miller)

The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two’s blockbuster Wolf Hall

The Telegrah reported that many babies were being aborted just for being girls

A Bill seeking to ban the practice is not being supported by the Government – so MPs will have to fight for it