Catholic Herald logo
Menu
The bishops' conference of England and Wales attend a general audience with Pope Francis (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

‘If the faith is in imminent peril,’ said St Thomas, ‘prelates ought to be accused by their subjects, even in public.’ What a blogger he would have made…

Rabbi Abraham Skorka, rector of the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary (CNS)

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

Ordinations to the priesthood have reportedly reached a ten-year high (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

National Office for Vocation reports rise in numbers of people entering religious life

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (Photo: PA)

The Saudi King might want inter-religous dialogue but prayer is all the Church can offer

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Sixty years of on-off engagement has pushed the region to the brink of war

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/04/13

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

Author Robert Graves Photo: Press Association

I, Claudius is a brilliant summary of the struggle between good and evil

The IVF process Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

With Sir Robert Edwards’s death we should still remember that ‘playing God’ brings problems

Pope Francis kisses a child at this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 17/04/13

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

Baroness Thatcher's coffin lies in the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercroft beneath the Houses of Parliament (Leon Neal/PA Wire)

Those who have protested against her are in any case mostly those from whom she rescued us