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The March for Life in America. Bowman 
hoped to turn the British 
pro-life lobby into a mass movement for real change

Phyllis Bowman died a year ago but her vision of a mass movement safeguarding life should continue to inspire us

The ruins of Newminster Abbey, where Robert insisted the community lived in absolute poverty

St Robert of Newminster (June 7) founded with Newminster Abbey with 12 other monks

Daily readings: June 9-15

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Tenth Sunday of the Year, 1 Kgs 17:17-24; Ps 30; Lk 7:11-17 (Year C)

Man mourns death of relatives as people search for survivors in rubble in Allepo, Syria (CNS)

Pope Francis has said the Church will not abandon the people of Syria

Pope holds rosary as he arrives to lead general audience in St. Peter's Square at Vatican

Pope Francis has warned about the dangers of idolatory during his morning homily

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Print Edition 7.6.13

In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Pat McCarthy recounts his overnight stay in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem; Kevin Meagher argues that gay marriage is not a left-wing cause; human rights activist Benedict Rogers explains why he converted to Catholicism; Jessica Abrahams discusses the clash between faith and science with […]

Focherini died at a Nazi concentration camp from an infection on December 27, 1944 Photo: PA

Odoardo Focherini will be the first Italian beatified for assisting the Jewish people

Nuncio Archbishop Mennini

Reorganisation planned after the departure of Bishop Devine

Spanish students hold portraits of clergy killed in the Spanish Civil War, during a 2007 beatification ceremony at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Pope paves the way for 95 men and women killed in the conflict to be beatified