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Print edition 23.09.11

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – news, features, comment, letters and reviews – is only available to subscribers.

This week, Oldie editor Richard Ingrams reveals why he became a Catholic in his 70s; Simon Caldwell reports on the amazing growth of the Tyburn Nuns; Christopher Howse asks why St Francis is most famous for things he never said; and Die Welt editor Paul Badde ponders German hostility to the Pope. Paolo Gambi, meanwhile, meets a model who once burst out of Berlusconi’s birthday cake; and Freddy Gray says Britons have one great love: themselves. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 16.09.11

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This week, we mark the first anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain. Julie Etchingam, ITN presenter, recalls the Pope’s infectious sense of joy; Fr Ian Ker predicts a second Newman miracle; and Ryan Service says the visit confirmed his calling to the priesthood. Plus, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster talks to Luke Coppen about learning the new Mass translation; and Will Gore meets a champion boxer, Tyson Fury, who would rather go to heaven than win a match. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 09.09.11

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This week, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith recalls the Catholic heroes of 9/11; historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto explains why he finds Catholicism so liberating; Simon Sebag Montefiore says that writing a biography of Jerusalem almost killed him; and Douglas Murray argues that, after Regensburg, no one dares speak out for persecuted Christians. Fr Tim Gardner, meanwhile, offers some lively recipes to spice up meatless Fridays.

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Print edition 02.09.11

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This week, Toby Young says Blessed John Henry Newman would have loved his new free school; Jack Carrigan meets the pioneering Catholic apologist Michael Voris; Bishop Peter Doyle recalls four days that restored the confidence of Britain’s Catholics; and Fr Anthony Symondson enjoys the National Gallery’s ground-breaking exhibition of altarpieces. Stuart Reid, meanwhile, says the new Mass translation is a Very Good Thing.

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Print edition 26.08.2011

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This week, you can read our extensive coverage of the Pope’s World Youth Day visit to Madrid, including on-the-ground reportage from Madeleine Teahan. We report Bishop Roche’s view that Britain has lost its Christianity – hence the rioting in recent weeks. Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, describes how Assad is shoving Christians into the firing line in Syria. And Peter Stanford pens a moving tribute to Lord Longford, “unjustly pigeonholed as a ‘dotty peer’.”

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Print edition 19.08.11

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This week, we report on a showdown between the diocese of Shrewsbury and Trafford Council over alleged discrimination against Catholic parents, and report on the latest efforts by Chilean Bishops to help quell rioting in the troubled South American country. Freddy Gray suggests that American want a president who prays, while Melanie McDonagh asks: how can we make confession less boring for priests? Meanwhile, Stuart Reid attends a controversial Soho Mass.

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Print edition 12.08.11

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This week, we report on Archbishop Nichols’s response to the riots, and remember St Maximilian Kolbe 70 years after his death; Paul Goodman, executive editor of ConservativeHome, asks if Church and state can work together; and Stuart Reid considers the betrayal of black youths. Christopher Howse, meanwhile, says the sign of the Cross is a daring act, and not to be undertaken lightly.

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Print edition 05.08.11

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This week, we publish for the first time the memoir of a nun who survived the atomic bomb; Mark Dowd describes sharing the last day on earth of a man executed for murder; Milo Yiannopoulos urges the bishops to overhaul their website; and Mary O’Regan meets the man who masterminded a bloggers’ conference at the Vatican. Piers Paul Read, meanwhile, says that Anders Breivik is a world apart from the real Templars.

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Print edition 29.07.11

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This week, Fr Christopher Jamison reveals the secret of happiness; Paul Johnson explains why he loved working for the News of the World; Ed West argues that the EU is pushing Europeans apart; and James Preece says devotional life can begin when we are in nappies. Meanwhile, Mgr Andrew Wadsworth, executive director of ICEL, says the new Mass translation will expose all English-speaking Catholics to a precious tradition: Gregorian chant.

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Print edition 22.07.11

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This week, Catholic MP Daniel Kawczynski explains why he lobbied the PM to oust Gaddafi; Mary Kenny defends David and Victoria Beckham against ill-wishers who say they have too many children; and Archbishop Stack and former editors of The Catholic Herald pay tribute to the late Otto Herschan, managing director of the paper for nearly 50 years. Meanwhile, Fr Ronald Rolheiser says that, even though he has been diagnosed with cancer, faith and hope are flooding into his life.

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