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Frances Taylor, who worked alongside Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War

Frances Taylor later set up refuges for prostitutes and homeless women and children

The Aston Villa strip (Photo: PA); below, some of the Asco Villa players

Children at orphanage in Ethiopia to be kitted out in claret and blue

Pope Francis said 99 per cent of people at the Vatican did not believe the Shimon-Abbas prayer meeting would happen (Photo: CNS)

The Pope also defended his lack of security, saying ‘at my age I don’t have much to lose’

Cardinal Nichols (Mazur)

Cardinal Nichols was speaking at a summit hosted by William Hague and Angelina Jolie

Brazilian Neymar celebrates after scoring against Panama this month (AP)

Pontiff marks start of tournament in Brazil with message to ‘football lovers’

Eritrean migrants in Lampedusa

Thousands are leaving the oppressive country to seek asylum

Bishop Alan Hopes of East Anglia (Mazur/

The Bishop of East Anglia on the greatest challenges facing Catholics in the next five years

Print edition: June 13 2014

A sneak preview of this week’s issue of The Catholic Herald

The Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, where the World Cup final will be played

Bishops also criticise organisers for removing communities to build stadiums

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Ex 34:4B-6, 8-9; Dn 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56; 2 Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18 (Year A)