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By on Thursday, 14 March 2013

March 15 2013

The Catholic Herald went to press at midday on Wednesday, so sadly Pope Francis does not feature in this week’s edition. Next week, however, we will be offering a bumper 24-page issue profiling the world’s first Jesuit Pope in full. This week, John Thavis says the Roman Curia has its share of quiet heroes; Conrad Black argues that Benedict XVI’s serene departure offers a lesson to our secular leaders; Damian McBride, head of communications at Cafod, gives a Lenten reflection; and, on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, Mardean Isaac says the west has betrayed Iraqi Christians twice. Bess Twiston-Davies talks to the Britons who staged a Passion play in a tough American jail; and Fr Julian Large says the Oratory once used so many candles in its Forty Hours Devotion that a fire engine was kept on standby.

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