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Protesters hold their hands in the air during a demonstration against the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson (CNS)

Residents of the US town ‘struggling to find peace in the chaos’, says Archbishop Carlson

Pope Francis (AP)

Two of the Pontiff’s great nephews and their mother die in Argentina

Maurice Glasman: 'The most important thing is to express my gratitude to the Church, to the Catholic tradition for the intellectual nourishment'

Maurice Glasman explains why Catholics should trust the Labour party

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the papal flight from Seoul to Rome (CNS)

Pope gives press conference on flight home from Seoul

David Cameron (PA)

The Prime Minister has announced several policy initiatives relevant to families

Cardinal Filoni visits a school sheltering displaced Christians and Yazidis (AP)

Cardinal Fernando Filoni issues appeal with Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako

Francis arrives at the closing Mass in Haemi, South Korea (AP)

Pope urges Asian Church to be ‘holier, more missionary and humbler’

Pope Francis attends Asian Catholic youth festival (PA)

Pope Francis called for brotherly love and a spirit of forgiveness

Pope Francis greets people as he arrives  in Seoul, South Korea (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke in English in public for the first time, while he addressed diplomats


Print Edition: August 15 2014

In this week’s Catholic Herald we report on the priest who says GK Chesterton and Saint Thérèse of Lisieux are “soul twins” and the lady who is paying the ‘bedroom tax’ for a room which she believes is possessed by demons. Meanwhile Carl Packman reveals what GK Chesterton and the Archbishop of Canterbury have in […]