August 17, 2017 - Catholic Herald

Gospel meditation

Heroic certainty 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mt 15:21-28 21 Then Jesus went from that place and withdrew to the

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Omnium Gatherum

In AD 79 Mt Vesuvius wiped out several cities. In 410 Alaric the Visigoth sacked Rome. In 1215 Pope Innocent

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God needs a better press

The word “Protestant” is generally misunderstood. Martin Luther’s protest that led to the Protestant Reformation was not, in fact, a

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Prize crossword 0504

Cryptic across 1 Battle site excavation’s rejected when surrounding dome collapsed (7) 5 Expand second dramatic piece (5) 9 King

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Bishops’ engagements

Bishop Davies (Shrewsbury) Tue: Meetings, Curial Offices, Birkenhead. Thu-Sat: Youth 2000 Prayer Festival, Walsingham. Bishop Doyle (Northampton) Sun-Fri: Diocesan Pilgrimage

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Pictures of the week

1 Archbishop Malcolm McMahon op has ordained three Dominicans and two Franciscans as deacons. Pictured: Br Luke Doherty op, Fr

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