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Pope Francis greets members of the Lutheran World Federation (Photo: CNS)

Pope says the two sides must ‘confront the historical reality of the Reformation’

Stephen Colbert and Cardinal Dolan at the Al Smith Dinner (AP)

Cardinal roars with laughter as Stephen Colbert calls him a ‘flamboyant Zorro’

Pope Francis (AP)

Catholic media professions can ‘read reality in a spiritual key’, Francis says

Cardinal Tagle has asked for forgiveness on behalf of the Church (CNS)

During a conference today Cardinal Tagle asked non Catholics for forgiveness

Pope Francis meets Argentine boxer Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez during his general audience in St Peter's Square on Wednesday (CNS)

Sergio Martinez gives Pope replica of his WBC middleweight belt


English translations have helped Catholics better understand the sacraments they share, says Pope

Daily Readings: October 20-26

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Twenty-ninth Sunday of the Year, Ex 17:8-13; Ps 121; 2 Tim 3:14 – 4:2; Lk 18:1-8 (Year C)

Blessed John Paul II  (CNS)

Blessed John Paul II (October 22) played a decisive role at the Second Vatican Council


Print Edition 18.10.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Julie Etchingham on the Sisters who are taking on the traffickers; Melanie McDonagh asks whether Catholics must back mass immigration; Paul Johnson says CS Lewis was Britain’s St Augustine; Edward Pentin explains how to visit Rome in the austerity era; Jonathan Luxmoore discusses why churches in […]