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Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal Kasper, 80, says Pope has put problems of southern hemisphere at the top of the agenda

Obama holds a pocket stole that belonged to Fr Emil Kapaun (Photo: CNS)

Obama calls Fr Emil Kapaun a ‘shepherd in combat boots’ who came from the greatest generation of Americans

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (AP)

Pope addresses more than 30,000 people in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae  (CNS)

Pope speaks at Mass with workers from St Peter’s Basilica

Pope Francis embraces Jesuit Father General Fr Adolfo Nicolas

‘A Jesuit Pope is a joyous thing’

Fr David Vincent Meconi SJ says God sends Pope Francis at the moment we most need him


Print Edition 12.4.13

This week’s issue of The Catholic Herald features an archive interview with Margaret Thatcher from 1978; Therese Coffey MP argues Margaret Thatcher’s life was inspired by her faith; Paolo Gambi reports on the pop star who is descending on the Vatican; Daniel Kalder lists the greatest Catholic films of all time; Stuart Reid explores the […]

Pope Francis celebrates  Mass (Photo: PA)

Pope’s homily implores faithful to be of one heart and mind

Ban Ki-moon  and Pope Francis (Photo: PA)

UN Secretary General describes Pontiff as “a man of peace and purpose”

Pope Francis receives a book from Dr Nikolaus Schneider

Dr Nikolaus Schneider hopeful for joint celebration of the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Daily readings: April 7-13

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms