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Moderating comments is a time-consuming daily task (PA)

But we hope to keep dialogue with our readers open, both on our Facebook page and, occasionally, on major stories on our site

Gerard Noel with his wife, Adele, at a reception marking the publication of his 25th book in 2007

He was the only person ever to have edited the publication twice

Take a look inside this week's magazine

A sneak preview of this week’s Catholic Herald

Hampton Court Palace (PA)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols will celebrate Vespers in King Henry VIII’s chapel on Tuesday

Take a look inside this week's magazine

Take a look inside this week’s magazine

'It's alright to cry'

For anyone suffering loss, here is a work that will at once quicken and console, disturb and heal

The Last Judgment (Michelangelo)

Let us live today, whatever problems it might bring, so as to be ready to greet him when he comes

Fr Lucie-Smith describes Facebook users as a congregation (PA)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith’s theory on social media’s religious divide is expressed in this week’s Catholic Herald

Cardinal Vincent Nichols  talks with Pope Francis as they arrive for the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops (CNS)

505 lay people have written to the Catholic Herald in support of their priests