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A boy rides a bicycle through a damaged part of Deir al-Zor in Syria					          (Photo: CNS)

Catholic Archbishop of Westminster and Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury issue joint statement


Print Edition 26.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features Domenico Bettinelli on a harrowing week in Boston; Francis Phillips meets Catholic broadcaster Michael Coren; Jon M Sweeney discusses his book on Celestine V, the Pope who abdicated 700 years ago; Benedetta Guarracino on the glory of London’s Italian parish; Mary Kenny reviews Conrad Black’s biography; and […]

Pope Francis blesses a child in St Peter's Square on Wednesday (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff speaks to more than 80,000 people in St Peter’s Square

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge exchange rings during their marriage ceremony (CNS photo/Dominic Lipinski, pool via Reuters)

Lord Wallace discloses Church’s advice during House of Lords debate

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace  (Photo: CNS)

Dozens of Cardinals join Pope at the Vatican

A boy rides his bicycle past damaged buildings in Syria (Photo: CNS)

Pope Francis offers “intense prayers” for safe return of pair taken on Monday

The Fourth Sunday of Easter, Acts 13:14 & 43-52; Revelation 7:9 & 14-17; John 10:27-30 (Year C)

Daily readings: April 21-27

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

A detail from a modern icon depicting St George

St George (April 23) is patron saint not only of England, but also Russia, Palestine, Greece and Catalonia

Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Pope Francis gives two morning Mass homilies at the Domus Sanctae Marthae