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Bishops queue to meet Pope Francis after a general audience (AP)

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

A statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Dominican Basilica of St Stanislaus in Lublin, Poland (CNS)

Evangelisation needs to do what Christ did: radiate love

Visitors walk past a men's bathroom at the Statehouse in Boston (AP)

The latest skirmish has revealed the inner contradictions of identity politics

Padre Pio said the novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus every day

Never underestimate the power of prayer that appeals directly to the Sacred Heart

Volunteers at St Vincent’s furniture store (Luke Cameron)

St Vincent de Paul Society is a charity which provides a grace filled encounter for many suffering people each year

Bishop Wenceslao Padilla confirms a boy at Good Shepherd Catholic Parish in Ulan Bator, Mongolia (CNS)

Intrepid missionaries in East Asia have something to teach Western Catholics

Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

A visible faith: last Sunday’s Corpus Christi procession through central London (Mazur/

How Catholics can reclaim Britain

Non-believers long for a spiritual truth which only the Church can provide. But to win souls we must focus on God and charity, not political arguments

Mass at Wormwood Scrubs prison (

Seeking God behind bars

Prison can be a time for rethinking. As a catechist, I have seen a deep spiritual hunger behind the locked doors

Don DeLillo (AP)

The great American writer’s latest book presents death as deliverance from modern anxiety