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Daily readings: July 21-27

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year, Gn 18:1-10A; Ps 15; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 (Year C)

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal tells Italian newspaper that Pope will change Church agenda to focus on the poor


Print Edition 19.7.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Laura Keynes on the humour of Pope Francis; James La Fanu recounts his swim with the Galapagos turtles; Jonathan Luxmoore reports on the struggles of Christians in the Central African Republic; Fr Charles Whittaker discusses Francis and fast cars; Dylan Parry says a down-sized papacy is […]

Bishop Kieran Conry  (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop Kieran Conry makes plea in Home Mission Sunday video

Pope Francis (AP)

Trip to Brazil will be “a bit of an adventure,” says Vatican

Supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside Parliament in London (PA)

Archbishops say new law ‘heralds a profound social change’

Fabio Mateus, left, is pictured in Correas in Petrópolis during his journey

Fabio Mateus has preached the word to thousands on his journey

Pope Francis blesses a woman at Castel Gandolfo last Sunday (AP)

Francis sends message to British and Irish Catholics marking Day for Life

Bishop Hopes at his installation on Tuesday (Mazur/

Bishop Alan Hopes was installed at St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich