Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Debate: Is it right to charge for papal Masses?

Is it an outrage or a prudent step to avoid weighing the Church down with debt?

The Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, at a press conference (Photo: CNS)

The Vatican is often criticised for paying little or no attention to PR. At the same time many believe that a slick, modern PR office would hinder its mission

Pope Benedict XVI will be welcomed by the Queen at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh on Thursday, September 16

Archbishop Nichols and Lord Patten both say it will have a profound, lasting effect on British society

A traditional Latin Mass at St Patrick's church, New Orleans (CNS photo)

Join the first of our weekly debates