Catholic Herald logo
Prime Minister David Cameron pictured in Syria last month (PA)

The Prime Minister has backed a new report by Aid to the Church in Need into the global persecution of Christians

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/

Bishop Moth says he is ‘extremely encouraged’ by renewed energy over reform

Syrian refugee children scream as they sit in front of Macedonian riot police at the Greek-Macedonian border (CNS)

According to the BBC, more than 350,000 migrants have crossed into Europe in 2015

David Cameron addresses pupils at an assembly during a visit to Corby Technical School (Photo: PA)

Catholic Church still effectively blocked from opening free schools thanks to admissions’ cap

Can the authorities tell the difference between real extremists and the religious? (PA)

Legislation to counter ‘extremism’ will threaten free speech for all faiths and give the state the final say on what we can, and cannot, teach our children

A group of teenage girls at a Leicester Square premiere (PA)

Underage girls are being fitted with contraceptive implants without parental consent: this has to stop

'In this age of instant communication, Christian letter-writing should be seen as an apostolate' (PA)

Putting forward the Christian point of view in the press and social media will help keep the moral dimension of public debates alive

Prime Minister David Cameron during Friday's minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terrorist attack (CNS)

More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism

avid Cameron meets patient Ursula Chambers during a visit to Royal Derby Hospital (PA)

It makes perfect sense for those who care for the sick to work seven days a week

Ed Miliband in front of the infamous 'Ed Stone' (PA)

Only God can save the Labour Party

A new leader with comparable talent to Tony Blair would help Labour, but so would a resolution about what the party stands for