Catholic Herald logo

Print Edition 29.11.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald there is full coverage of the Pope’s first apostolic exhortation; Joseph Seferta says Christianity is draining away across the Middle East; Mary Wakefield on Syria; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith interviews Terry Sanderson, the president of the National Secular Society; Quentin Falk reviews Saving Mr Banks; and there […]

Archbishop Bernard Longley (Mazur/

‘We need to look at the world not as an enemy that is indifferent to the Gospel,’ says Archbishop Longley

George VI, whose stammer was recently the subject of the Oscar-winning film, The King's Speech

Even Moses stuttered

Speech problems can actually help clergy, says Phong Vinh Nguyen

Key points of Evangelii Gaudium

In his first apostolic exhortation, Pope Francis publicly laid out what he wants to focus on during his pontificate

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, prays in the ruined Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord  in Palo earlier this month Below: More devastation wrought by Super Typhoon Haiyan (CNS)

Ordination ceremonies take place amid the ruins of typhoon-ravaged cathedral

Mater Hospital in Dublin (Haydn West/PA Wire)

Father Kevin Doran reveals why he quit the board of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Pope Francis (CNS)

Sacramental power must not be ‘too closely identified with power in general,’ writes Pope

Pope Francis  (AP)

Francis lays out vision for outreach at every level of Church

Archbishop Rino Fisichella  (CNS)

Apostolic exhortation an ‘invitation to recover a prophetic and positive vision of reality’

Pope Francis: 'A human being is always sacred and inviolable, in any situation and at every stage of development' (PA)

Pope writes that the faithful have ‘obligation to defend those whose basic right to life is under attack’