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Fr John Thompson once drove an ambulance from Liverpool to Ethiopia, stopping in Rome for the Pope to bless it

Queen Elizabeth II receives the Interfaith Gold Medallion Peace through Dialogue from Sir Sigmund Sternberg watched by Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks (right).

The Jewish recipient of a Papal knighthood will be remembered for his work in promoting interfaith dialogue

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Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Crowds await the arrival of Pope Francis for his Mass in Mother Teresa Square in Tirana, Albania, Sept. 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Vatican has recognised a second miracle attributed to Blessed Mother Teresa

Father Raniero Cantalamessa urged Christians not to remain "prisoners of the past" (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Fr Raniero Cantalamessa preached during the inauguarion of the Tenth General Synod in Westminster Abbey

St. Peter's Basilica in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Doctors, activists, clergy and academics will gather for a medical conference in Rome to look at the role of conscience in healthcare for mothers

A woman holding a rosary prays during a vigil with Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro in 2013 (AP)

The baroness is catastrophically misinformed about the Third World

Pall bearers carry the body of Pope John Paul II through a packed St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Catholic Herald’s report on the passing of the Polish pontiff from 2005

Pilgrims begin to fill St. Peter's Square on the day of St John Paul II's funeral (AP)

The atmosphere of prayer was palpable as tears flowed

Dr Alveda King speaks during a 'I Have a Dream' Gospel Brunch at Willard Hotel in Washington in 2013 (PA)

St John Paul II recognised the importance of post-abortion women