May 12, 2016 - Catholic Herald

May 12, 2016

In brief

Bishop’s own priests arrested for his kidnap Three priests were among 14 people arrested last week for the kidnapping and beating of Bishop Prasad...

‘Stop blocking bishops’ plea

A German cardinal has said that the names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential bishops are being vetoed by “unauthorised people” in...

Why bishops love the EU

On June 23, Catholics in England and Wales will be confronted by the same question as everyone else: “Should the United Kingdom remain a...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Pope offers ‘dream’ to struggling Europe What happened? Receiving the Charlemagne Prize, an award for promoting “west European understanding”, last Friday, Pope Francis...

The Chesterton problem

It is a rare issue of the Catholic Herald that doesn’t contain some reference to GK Chesterton, who died 80 years ago but who remains...

Cameron’s U-turn on refugees welcomed

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has welcomed a U-turn by the Government over the resettlement of child refugees. He said he was “very happy” with an...

Cardinal speaks out for Remain

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has intervened in the Brexit debate, saying he hopes Britain will stay in the European Union. In an article for the...

In brief

Bishop’s own priests arrested for his kidnap Three priests were among 14 people arrested last week for the kidnapping and beating of Bishop Prasad...

‘Stop blocking bishops’ plea

A German cardinal has said that the names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential bishops are being vetoed by “unauthorised people” in...

Why bishops love the EU

On June 23, Catholics in England and Wales will be confronted by the same question as everyone else: “Should the United Kingdom remain a...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Pope offers ‘dream’ to struggling Europe What happened? Receiving the Charlemagne Prize, an award for promoting “west European understanding”, last Friday, Pope Francis...

The Chesterton problem

It is a rare issue of the Catholic Herald that doesn’t contain some reference to GK Chesterton, who died 80 years ago but who remains...

Cameron’s U-turn on refugees welcomed

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has welcomed a U-turn by the Government over the resettlement of child refugees. He said he was “very happy” with an...

Cardinal speaks out for Remain

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has intervened in the Brexit debate, saying he hopes Britain will stay in the European Union. In an article for the...