Catholic Herald logo
Menu
This week's cover cartoon is by Christian Adams

What’s inside this week’s magazine?

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Leaked report says the site in Poland poses a ‘high risk for the life and health of people’

Visitors look over displays of photographs of concentration camp prisoners outside the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum in Oswiecim, Poland (CNS)

The Pope will also chair World Youth Day during his five-day visit to Poland

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe sits in Strasbourg, eastern France (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/01/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Jafar Panahi in Taxi Tehran: excoriating Iran’s disgraceful theocracy

The latest film by celebrated Iranian director Jafar Panahi was one of the highlights of the London Film Festival

A Katyń memorial: a priest was sent to the area to give the dead a Christian burial (AP)

A priest views the Second World War as ‘a holy war fought for multiple and mixed motives’

St John Bosco said that prayer before the Blessed Sacrament was crucial in the fight against temptation (CNS)

Francis Phillips reviews Manual for Spiritual Warfare by Paul Thigpen

The entrance to the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Cardinal Dziwisz says Polish bishops hope Pope will visit death camp during next year’s World Youth Day

St Francis with the Animals by Lambert de Hondt the Elder and Willem van Herp the Elder

St Francis didn’t think animals were ‘almost’ like us – he loved them because they had come from the hand of God

A flag bearing the name of Krakow at the last World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Just 16 months to go to celebration as Vatican delegation approves programme