Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Pope Francis (CNS)

He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt

Dame Judi Dench with Philomena Lee (PA)

The work done by Frank Duff highlights the fact that, although forced adoptions were widespread in Ireland, there were those who did much to help single mothers

Chaldean Christians pray at a church in Baghdad (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis walks past musicians before a general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 06/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

‘Glib writers chose to see in Pope Francis’s comments a papal white flag’ (AP)

Despite the enthusiasm of the left wing media, the Pope is not abandoning the traditional battlements of Catholicism

Archbishop Jose Rodriguez Carballo, who said more than 3,000 people leave religious life each year, with Pope Francis (CNS)

An immense debt is owed to the orders which have been the backbone of the Church’s mission for the last five hundred years

Pope Francis greets cardinals last month (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Intercession of Charles Borromeo supported by the Virgin Mary at the Karlskirche in Vienna

The life of St Charles Borromeo serves as a lesson

Catholics pray before the Eucharist (CNS)

Thousands of religious are leaving their communities each year. One cause is ‘an absence of spiritual life’. This is a tragedy

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church