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Merchandise on sale at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool (PA)

A Catholic in Corbyn’s Labour

Could Corbyn’s leadership be good news for Catholic Labour voters?

The future Pope washes the feet of addicts at a rehabilitation centre in Buenos Aires (AP)

Book review: retreat, or surrender, is the worst possible response to a secular world

29 July

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Cardinal Donald Wuerl (PA)

The cardinal argued that politics can be reduced to special interests unless it is guided by moral principles

Vatican official Fr Friedrich Bechina speaks at the Benedict XVI Centre’s launch (Benedict XVI Centre)

Don’t let our faith be privatised

I know from experience that religion is seen as prejudiced or irrelevant. But Catholics have a vital role to play in politics – as a new centre will demonstrate

Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (CNS)

Bishop Gabuza has criticised comments made by the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters

Local elections will take place across Scotland on 5 May (PA)

A letter signed by the Bishops of Scotland instructs Catholics to have ‘greater participation in the political process’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn alongside shadow chancellor John McDonnell  at the Labour Conference (PA)

Old-style socialists like Jeremy Corbyn may be atheists but they are less likely than the liberal Left to be ideologically opposed to religion

David Cameron on the campaign trail this week (PA)

The prime minister’s attempt to woo Christians ahead of the general election is cynical and flawed