Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Pilgrims inside Croke Park in Dublin during the Statio Orbis (PA photo)

It has shown we Irish Catholics can put aside our bitterness about abuse and rejoice in what unites all the world’s faithful

David Cameron is apparently telling constituents that the same-sex marriage law will affect religious marriage too (PA photo)

The ECHR has made the law quite clear: unless we repudiate the court, that’s what will happen

Pink balloons raise awareness of breast cancer in Seoul, South Korea (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Few of those campaigning against the awful disease wish to mention one of its possible causes

The closing Mass of the congress at Croke Park in Dublin (PA)

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

Pilgrims in Dublin who are not put off by a bit of rain (CNS photo)

Amazing stories of forgiveness and cheerfulness in the face of heartbreaking loss is making us appreciate our lot in life

A tent for Adoration in Leicester Square, central London (Photo: Mazur)

The Spirit in the City initiative last weekend put the focus on the big stuff: worship, repentance and rejoicing. I hope it touched lonely souls

Alan Shatter, Ireland's Minister for Justice (PA photo)
Pompeo Batoni's 1767 Sacred Heart

Attempts to convey Christ’s love for humanity in art have, it seems to me, had limited success

Cardinal Ouellet, papal legate, leads a Eucharistic procession at the Congress (PA photo)

Ireland has seen two nasty extremes: fawning over and hatred of priests. The solution lies in rediscovering what the priesthood is about

Pope Benedict greets José Graziano da Silva yesterday (CNS)

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