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The clash between St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator could end up in the Supreme Court (Photo: PA)

Neil Addison says that a Catholic adoption agency in Glasgow is waging a lonely battle for our freedoms

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Christians are able to address God directly as ‘Father’, says Pontiff


Print Edition 21.6.13

In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Simon Caldwell visits a pioneering new drug rehabilitation centre in the Wirral; Francis Phillips meets singer Carmel Silver; Sarah MacDonald asks what the Church can do to combat Ireland’s high suicide rate; Neil Addison explores the plight of a Catholic adoption agency in Glasgow; and Peter Stanford […]

Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

CDF prefect urges beleaguered Scottish priests to have faith in time of trial

Benedict XVI, who was baptised Joseph, first approved the change (CNS)

Pope Francis confirmed the decision originally made by Benedict XVI

Bishop Kenney is pictured during a visit to Gaza (Mazur/

Bishop Kenney named co-president of International Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity

Pope Francis shakes hands with a boy before today's general audience (AP)

General audience focuses on the Church as a living body

John Paul II was beatified on May 1 2011 (CNS)

Polish pope could be canonised on 35th anniversary of his election

A tyre floats past the flooded grotto of Lourdes (AP)

Official says the water is still rising after heavy rain and unseasonal snowfall

Police intervene as a woman grabs a poster from a man taking part in an anti-abortion vigil outside the BPAS building in Bedford Square last year (Photo: PA)

London centre was the focus of major pro-life protests