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Nineteenth Sunday of the Year : 1 Kgs 19:4-8; Ps 34; Eph 4:3 –5:2; Jn 6:41-51

Catholics in Spain go to elaborate lengths to look their best on Sundays. in the US and Britain, however, informality is often the order of the day (Photo: CNS)

Why are we so badly dressed at church?

Our society pays great attention to appearances. That’s why your Sunday best can be a subtle form of evangelisation, says Ryan Service

Ahmed Kelly will represent Australia at the Games

Ahmed Kelly, who was born with underdeveloped arms and legs, will compete in the 50m breaststroke

August 10 2012

Print edition 10.08.12

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A vigil outside a BPAS clinic at Bedford Square in central London

40 Days for Life to organise vigils outside three London clinics

St Cajetan (August 7), who wished to reform the Church, and founded the Theatines

03-08-12

Print edition 03.08.12

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – news, features, comment, letters and reviews – is only available to subscribers. This week, we publish an extract from Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke’s new book on the Eucharist; Mary O’Regan interviews Fr Thomas Rosica, CEO of Salt + Light Television; Nigel Pivaro reports on the plight of Syria’s […]

Young people from across the world gather at the Joshua Camp

Hundreds attend evangelisation camp in shadow of Olympic Park

Daily Reading: August 5-11

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year
Ex 16:2-4, 12-15; Ps 78; Eph 4:17, 20-24; Jn 6:24-35