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The Bedingfeld family kept the faith amid persecution at Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk

It is a shame that England does not celebrate its historical Catholic treasures more

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Every time the ‘Kasper proposal’ has been rejected, Pope Francis has kept the discussion going

Bad should not mean illegal

The war on drugs has failed, and more and more nations are realising it

Cobi Luck

Another disturbing report from the Low Countries shows where state-sanctioned killing leads

Clive James (PA)

The Australian’s collection of poems, Sentenced to Life, reflect the sorrows and regrets of his life

People pray at a memorial in Hiroshima (CNS)

The martyrdom of Blessed Louis challenges us to go out and try to convert people to the faith

Jeremy Corbyn, now odds-on favourite to become next Labour leader (Danny Lawson/PA Wire)

The Labour leader may not be anti-Semite, but he needs to answer questions about his connections

The Assumption of the Virgin by Francesco Botticini (1475-6)

For parents, make cakes; for churchgoers, meet friends; for everyone, contemplate

Inside this week's Catholic Herald

A preview of this week’s magazine

Professor Lejeune

Noble but self-effacing characters like Professor Lejeune are still around us, not merely in the past