November 8, 2018 - Catholic Herald

November 8, 2018

Pope Francis: Attention deficit

The media are overlooking some of the Pontiff’s most important initiatives From the start of his pontificate, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind...

Cornwall: An unlikely Catholic outpost

A parish is thriving against the odds in England’s ‘wild west’ Fishermen were the first disciples called by Jesus, according to the Gospels, and...

Cameroon: Non, merci

The ‘Anglophone crisis’ is pitting bishops against the nation’s unbending president It had been hoped that October elections might create a better climate for...

Greece: On the precipice

Will the monks of Mount Athos side with Moscow or Constantinople? The rift between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Patriarchate of Constantinople over...

A right way of dying

‘I do not want to die from some medical condition; I want to die from death.” Ivan Illich wrote that. What’s meant here? Don’t...

From Bede to Captain Pugwash

Ushaw College looks a forbidding place as you drive there across the moors outside Durham, and finding a new role for the former Catholic...

Discos in the Vatican

First there was the Met Gala, now the toe-curling footage of bishops in abito piano grooving to disco music at the end of the...

The powerless state

Who rules Pakistan? That is an open question following the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who faced the death penalty...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi What happened? The future of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman accused of blasphemy, is hanging in the...

Pope Francis: Attention deficit

The media are overlooking some of the Pontiff’s most important initiatives From the start of his pontificate, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind...

Cornwall: An unlikely Catholic outpost

A parish is thriving against the odds in England’s ‘wild west’ Fishermen were the first disciples called by Jesus, according to the Gospels, and...

Cameroon: Non, merci

The ‘Anglophone crisis’ is pitting bishops against the nation’s unbending president It had been hoped that October elections might create a better climate for...

Greece: On the precipice

Will the monks of Mount Athos side with Moscow or Constantinople? The rift between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Patriarchate of Constantinople over...

A right way of dying

‘I do not want to die from some medical condition; I want to die from death.” Ivan Illich wrote that. What’s meant here? Don’t...

From Bede to Captain Pugwash

Ushaw College looks a forbidding place as you drive there across the moors outside Durham, and finding a new role for the former Catholic...

Discos in the Vatican

First there was the Met Gala, now the toe-curling footage of bishops in abito piano grooving to disco music at the end of the...

The powerless state

Who rules Pakistan? That is an open question following the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who faced the death penalty...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi What happened? The future of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman accused of blasphemy, is hanging in the...