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Acting Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, third from left in front, speaks to the media after bomb blasts in Tripoli (Photo: CNS)

Police say they can no longer protect Christians, according to priests

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Atletico's Arda Turan doing battle earlier this season (PA)

In 1907 the seminarians of the Royal English College at Valladolid thrashed the mighty Real Madrid

Jackie Kennedy and JFK with their children and pets (PA)

Kennedy wrote the letters to Father Joseph Leonard between 1950 and 1964

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (CNS)

Cardinal Nichols appointed to the Congregation for Clergy and the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity.

Daily readings: May 25-31

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Ps 66; 1 Pet 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 (Year A)

A painting depicts St Philip Neri levitating while celebrating Mass

St Philip Neri (May 25) was beatified in 1615 and canonised just seven years later

The website of We are Church Austria with the Holzers' statement

Martha Holzer and her husband reportedly excommunicated for ‘simulating the Mass’


Print Edition: May 23, 2014

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald there is an extensive preview of Pope Francis’s trip the Holy Land. There are also reports on how attacks on Christians in Europe are on the rise and on the appointment of Bishop Ralph Heskett as the new Bishop of Hallam. Elsewhere in the paper, Catholic […]

Prince Rupert zu Loewenstein (fourth from right) pictured with other members of the Constantinian Military Order of St George and Cardinal George Pell

Prince Rupert zu Loewenstein passes away at the age of 80