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Print Edition: 7/4/14

In this week’s print edition of the Catholic Herald, to mark the first anniversary of his papacy, there is exclusive analysis of Pope Francis’s progress in office so far. Father Timothy Radcliffe explains why Pope Francis wants a ‘Holy Mess,’ while journalist Dennis Sewell predicts that the media honeymoon will soon be over and ambassador to the Holy See, Nigel Baker, describes his initial reaction when he first heard that Benedict XVI had resigned. Meanwhile, Mary Kenny reveals the real reason behind the drop in the teenage pregnancy rate.

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Print Edition: 28/2/14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, there is full coverage of last weekend’s consistory of cardinals in Rome. Ann Widdecombe discusses the importance of penance. Jenny McCartney on Julian Assange, the flawed revolutionary. Bishop Kieran Conry argues that Catholics need a fresh approach to Confession. Mary Frances McKenna says Benedict XVI’s teaching about women in the Church displayed his radical side. And Quentin Falk reviews, The Book Thief, the big screen adaptation of Markus Zusak’s bestselling novel.

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Print Edition: 14/02/14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Melanie McDonagh poses the question, would you eat a chocolate pope? Laura Keynes on Shakespeare and assisted suicide. Dennis Sewell says the UN’s advice for the Church is useless. Will Gore interviews Dr Irving Finkel, the British Museum curator who has made an amazing discovery about the origins of the biblical flood story. Madeleine Teahan wonders why the Church only prepares some couples for marriage with only one day’s instruction. And Miguel Cullen reviews on Dulwich Picture Gallery’s David Hockney exhibition.

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Print Edition: 07/02/14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Archbishop Leo Cushley offers a moving eyewitness account of Benedict XVI’s resignation on the first anniversary of that momentous day. Architect Ptolemy Dean discusses his plans to give visitors to Westminster Abbey a striking new view of the shrine of St Edward the Confessor. Quentin de la Bédoyère asks why young Japanese men are opting for virtual relationships with female cartoon characters. Kristina Cooper explains why Pope Francis is embracing the Charismatic movement and David Twiston Davies raises an eyebrow at the Sun newspaper’s prayer campaign to end Britain’s heavy rains.

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Print Edition 31.1.14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Tim Stanley wonders whether American satirist Stephen Colbert is the new Augustine. Ettore Gotti Tedeschi argues that babies can solve the economic crisis. Fr Frankie Mulgrew describes how comedy drew him to the priesthood. Megan Hodder interviews US talk show host Teresa Tomeo about her new book that urges Catholics to stop worrying about careers and diets and to focus on God instead. Jonathan Luxmoore says Orthodox and Catholic leaders in Ukraine can help solve the country’s current crisis. And Robert Tanitch reviews The Globe’s new production of The Duchess of Malfi.

Print Edition 24.1.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Simon Caldwell explains why a free press is vital for Catholicism. Quentin de la Bedoyere explores the dark soul of 007. Madeleine Teahan interviews Sister Mary, the missionary who bankers seek out for lessons in leadership. James Harrington on how his eight-year-old upset internet atheists. Jonathan Wright argues that Cardinal Richelieu was no evil genius, despite what the new BBC adaptation would have us believe. And Will Gore reviews Inside Llewyn Davis and says the Oscars were wrong to snub the Coen brothers.

Print Edition 17.1.14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald we’re running an exclusive interview with Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols of Westminster. Melanie McDonagh argues that Pope Francis is, in fact, a liberal. Fr Timothy Buckley suggests the Church should change its approach to the divorced and remarried. Fr Adrián Taranzano asks if a secretive pact by bishops at Vatican II inspired Francis’s modest lifestyle. And Christopher Howse warns Catholics travelling abroad to watch out for kneelers that bite back.

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Print Edition 10.1.14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Cristina Odone explains why she’ll be leaping for joy in 2014; Madeleine Teahan interviews Barry Mizen, the father of murdered schoolboy Jimmy Mizen; Fr Gerald O’Collins describes his amazing years in the Eternal City; Cathy Cocoran says helping the needy is still a central part of Christian life; James LeFanu on a year of anniversaries; and Quentin Falk reviews the Bafta nominated film, 12 Years A Slave.

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Print Edition 3.1.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Will Heaven says it’s not British to shun Bulgarians; Fr Mark Drew calls on Catholics to meet the challenges set by Pope Francis in 2014; Laura Gotti Tedeschi interviews controversial Italian author Costanza Miriano; Madeleine Teahan on the MPs who won’t let boys be boys; Michael Merrick argues that anti-Catholic history is still taught in schools; and Quentin Falk reviews Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

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Print Edition 20.12.13

In this week’s Christmas double edition of The Catholic Herald Hollywood star Bradley Cooper discusses faith and his father; Peter Hitchens on Christmas for contrarians; Archbishop Nichols’ Christmas message to readers; Madeleine Teahan selects 2013′s most memorable moments; the Herald’s people of the year are revealed; there’s a special festive supplement featuring pieces by Melanie McDonagh, Stuart Reid and William Oddie; and Will Gore rounds up the films of the year.

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