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Julian Filochowski says the martyred archbishop had a Christ-like boldness

The Dean of Westminster Abbey tells Huw Twiston Davies that he is looking forward to welcoming Benedict XVI

Lawsuit against Holy See is dropped

Vatican welcomes the end of the lawsuit while stressing its condemnation of the ‘horror’ of clerical child abuse

Benedict XVI says saints should inspire us to greater holiness

Cardinal Keith O’Brien criticises American ‘culture of vengeance’ after calls for Scottish leaders to appear at Senate hearing

Cardinal Cañizares says there is a case for Communion before the age of seven

Benedict XVI encourages faithful to go to Mass frequently

Print edition 06.08.2010

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Fr Keith Beaumont examines the painful conversion of Cardinal Newman; Ed West traces Peter Hitchens’s circuitous journey from strident atheist to defender of the faith; and, on the letters page, readers ask whether anti-Semitism flourishes in justice and peace groups. Plus, we report on the soldier who says his rosary saved him from death in Afghanistan.

Cardinal Francis George says it is tragic that a federal judge has overturned the ‘clear and expressed will of the people’

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