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Archbishop Welby has also condemned Pakistan's blasphemy laws (CNS)

Archbishop Welby said those killed in Peshawar on Sunday were attacked for their faith

Fr Wilfrid Faber once said: ‘I walk down the street in my habit and I feel I dispel invincible ignorance wherever I go'

The unfairly maligned founder of the London Oratory died 150 years ago

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Print Edition 27.9.13

In this week’s print edition of the Catholic Herald former Labour spin doctor Damian McBride talks about his controversial political memoirs; Cristina Odone argues Pope Francis has tamed the wolves of Fleet Street; Joseph Pearce reveals how Catholicism saved him from a life of hatred in the National Front; Miguel Cullen interviews artist Michael Landy; […]

Pope John Paul II kisses the floor of the prison cell of Father Maximilian Kolbe (CNS)

The saint’s relics will be venerated in Notre Dame de France church in Leicester Square

Damian McBride (PA)

Cafod backs former spin doctor over publication of controversial memoirs

Pope Francis called for prayer for the perecuted church  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Holy Father says we should treat suffering Christians abroad as members of our own family

Pope Francis poses with young people during his recent visit to Cagliari, Sardinia (CNS)

Francis calls for “a spirit of profound solidarity and compassion” in dealing with migrants around the world

An Ahmadi man stands outside a burned down home in Lombok

Indonesia has long been celebrated for its pluralism, but there are signs that this may be about to change

Civilians escaping the Westgate mall in Nairobi (CNS)

Bishops herald work of those who helped “save the lives of our brothers and sisters in danger”

A Christian woman mourns next to the coffin of her brother who was killed in a suicide attack at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan (CNS)

More than 80 people die and 150 injured in suicide bombing at Protestant church in Peshawar