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Print edition 06.09.2013

This week Pastor Iuventus ponders demonic possession; Peter Smith describes 10 ways you can transform secular culture; Mary O’Regan meets a man whose life changed when nuns taught him meditation in prison; Jonathan Luxmoore talks to Catholics in Greece struggling with an ecumenical as well as an economic crisis; Leanda de Lisle remembers an outrageously good-looking Welshman who fell for a Queen, spawned a dynasty and then lost his head; and Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith laments the departure of Lord Sacks as Chief Rabbi.

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Print Edition 30.8.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Fr Mark Drew explains why Pope Francis wants us to turn to Mary; Stuart Reid says Catholics will love Breaking Bad; Rory Fitzgerald argues that Ireland is becoming a tough place to be a Catholic; Tim Stanley on God and suffering; RJ Stove says church music is improving; Sarah Mac Donald interviews Irish missionary Sister Patricia Murray; and Miguel Cullen reviews an exhibition of photography by Francis Goodman at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Print Edition 23.8.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, there is an extract from Paul Vallely’s excellent new book, Pope Francis – Untying the Knots; Paul McGregor on the hardships facing Catholics in Siberia; Jenny McCartney says Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden were right to blow the whistle; Izzy Losseff and Peter Stanford interview an 83-year-old first time novelist from Hong Kong; Robin Aitken argues the BBC is having a ‘Church-like’ crisis; and Patrick Reyntiens reviews the Royal Academy’s new exhibition of Mexican art.

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Print Edition 16.8.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Michael Coren says Pope Francis is playing with the media; Jill, Duchess of Hamilton believes the Bible’s secrets are still waiting to be discovered in the Holy Land; Tom Gallagher introduces Scotland’s new anti-Catholics; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith interviews author Michael Arditti; and Mark Shea calls for Church politics to kept out of the liturgy.

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Print Edition 9.8.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Megan Hodder meets Catholic singer Audrey Assad; Fr Mark Drew says he is fed up with false comparisons between Benedict XVI and Pope Francis; Piers Paul Read asks, why did God bless the Irish?; Christopher Howse on the bold priest who brought us gerbils; June Rockett explores how Vatican II shocked great Catholic cultural figures, including Alec Guinness and Graham Greene; and Will Gore reviews Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.

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Print Edition 2.8.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald we have full coverage of World Youth Day 2013; Bishop Philip Egan talks to Luke Coppen about making converts, his teenage crisis of faith and the worst job he ever had; Peter Stanford meets one of the world’s oldest nuns; Mary Kenny is amused by the new fashion for fasting and silence; and Ed West says the philosophy of Edmund Burke is due for a comeback.

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Print Edition 26.7.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald there is full coverage of Pope Francis’s visit to Brazil for World Youth Day 2013; Madeleine Teahan interviews Jacob Rees-Mogg MP; the strange disappearance of Fr Henry Borynski is re-examined; Mary Kenny says Lord Longford was right all along; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith asks whether the Church should get out of the marriage business; and Melanie McDonagh on the Royal baby.

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Print Edition 19.7.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Laura Keynes on the humour of Pope Francis; James La Fanu recounts his swim with the Galapagos turtles; Jonathan Luxmoore reports on the struggles of Christians in the Central African Republic; Fr Charles Whittaker discusses Francis and fast cars; Dylan Parry says a down-sized papacy is a blessing; and Nick Thomas on the genius of Lou Beale.

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Print Edition 12.7.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Damian Thompson on Pope Francis the reformer; Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin tells Sarah Mac Donald why he has chosen not to defend himself publicly against his critics; Nick Harrop visits a refugee camp in Lebanon; Jonathan Wright looks at the bizarre conspiracy theories inspired by Jesuits; Peter Smith says it doesn’t make sense to allow prisoners the vote; and Rober Tanitch reviews the latest revival of Noël Coward’s Private Lives.

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Print Edition 5.7.13

In this week’s edition of The Catholic Herald Melanie McDonagh argues that we must not let Richard Dawkins win over the next generation; Dennis Sewell says austerity chic is of no use to the poor; in the first of a series of interviews with critics of the Church, Ed West speaks to Stonewall chief executive Ben Summerskill; Jonathan Wright on the Lindisfarne Gospels; and Patrick Reynteins reviews Saints Alive, a new exhibtion of work by Michael Landy at the National Gallery.

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