Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's newly appointed secretary of state (CNS)

Archbishop Pietro Parolin says Pope Francis has created “diplomatic momentum”

Pope Francis greets the crowd after praying the Angelus (CNS)

Pope Francis has urged Catholics to say “no’ to violence

Teachers from southern Mexico camp in Zocalo Square (Photo: CNS)

Mass attendance falls and cardinal stays away as teachers take over central square

A stained-glass window featuring St Peter Claver

St Peter Claver (September 8) was known as ‘the key’ for his work unlocking the souls of slaves

The Pope presides at the prayer vigil for Syria (AP)

An estimated 100,000 people attend peace vigil in St Peter’s Square

Anna Romano (Photo: Nick Pisa)

She had written an anguished letter to Francis after her boyfriend demanded she have an abortion

September 6, 2013

Print edition 06.09.2013

To keep up with the latest news, reviews and features, order six issues of the Herald for £6.

Twenty-third Sunday of the Year: Wis 9:13-18B; Ps 90; Philem 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33 (Year C)

Daily readings: September 8 – 15

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

People embrace while standing next to the coffin of a victim of the train derailment in San Pedro  (CNS)

State government said theft of railway parts weakened the tracks and caused the derailment