August 18, 2016 - Catholic Herald

August 18, 2016

The true history of celibacy

The debate on married priests is damaged by myth-making. History shows that married men, if ordained, had to live continently

Word This Week

The Twenty-first Sunday of the Year: Isaiah 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7; Luke 13:22-30 (year c)

Debtors need our help

What practical measures can the Church take to help those who cannot pay their bills, and whose only recourse is to loan sharks or...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Who’s worse? In an article for his diocesan newsletter entitled “Some personal thoughts on the months ahead”, Archbishop Charles...

The true history of celibacy

The debate on married priests is damaged by myth-making. History shows that married men, if ordained, had to live continently

Word This Week

The Twenty-first Sunday of the Year: Isaiah 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7; Luke 13:22-30 (year c)

Debtors need our help

What practical measures can the Church take to help those who cannot pay their bills, and whose only recourse is to loan sharks or...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Who’s worse? In an article for his diocesan newsletter entitled “Some personal thoughts on the months ahead”, Archbishop Charles...