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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

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'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

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (PA)

The cardinal was responding to a letter signed by almost 500 priests

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Former Catholic Herald editor Desmond Fisher, who passed away last week       (

He covered Second Vatican Council during his time in charge of the paper