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Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa speaks during the presentation of a book about Pope Francis (CNS)

Honduran cardinal said the Pope watches over the church like a father

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Print Edition 6.12.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Marie-Therese Pulvenis de Seligny explores how the the’ non-religious’ Matisse created on the of the most beautiful chapels of our time; Tony Abbot on the ‘relic image’ stirring up Britain’s faithful; Mark Dowd says we should thank Benedict XVI for Pope Francis; GP Richard Scoot explains […]

Pope Francis with his Council of Cardinals (CNS)

Reforms will seek ‘a renewal that will truly be a service to the Universal Church’

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope makes plea during general audience in St Peter’s Square

Chaldean Catholic Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo (CNS)

Five nuns were snatched from the Orthodox Monastery of Santa Tecla near Damascus

Alison Davis

Obituary: Alison Davis

Alison Davis, who for 30 years was the representative of the SPUC disability group, No Less Human, was born on January 8, 1955. She died on December 3, 2013

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow (PA)

Pope Francis sends message of support to papal nuncio to Great Britain

Young children beg for food in the Philippines after last month's devastating super typhoon (CNS)

Pope will offer support for Caritas Internationalis’s ‘One Human Family, Food For All’ campaign

Mgr Keith Newton distributes Communion during the first public Ordinariate Use Mass at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory in October  (Dylan Parry/ordinariate Flickr photostream)

Ex-Anglicans break out of the ghetto

Thanks to Pope Francis the ordinariate is no longer only for former Anglicans

Pope Francis poses with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (CNS)

Pope meets Israel’s prime minister

Pope Francis met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today