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This week marks a huge moment in the 130-year history of the Catholic Herald as we launch the US edition of the magazine.
To coincide with the launch, our website has also undergone a redesign, bringing a fresh look and more content to our online platform. The website will also now be subject to a paywall – a move that will allow us to continue to bring you Catholic journalism of the highest quality.
Throughout our history, the Herald has broken some of the most important Catholic stories, including the death of Pope Pius XII in 1958 – an exclusive we achieved by gambling that the pontiff would die immediately after we went to press. (Thankfully for our reputation, he did).
We have also been home to many esteemed and influential writers, including GK Chesterton, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene and JRR Tolkien. In this new era, the US edition of our magazine and the paywalled website will enable us to build on this rich heritage.
Print subscribers receive a weekly copy of the Catholic Herald (either a US or UK edition), while digital subscribers have full access to our website, including all content from US and UK magazines, and our online archive.
See below for more information about our subscription packages and details on how our paywall works.
• Print and digital package: full access to our website and archive, and the weekly print edition of the Catholic Herald.
• Digital only subscription: full access to our website and archive.
• Print only: receive a copy of the world’s finest Catholic publication sent direct to your home every week.
• UK prices: A yearly print only subscription costs from £90, with annual print and digital packages starting at £110. Magnificat is also available.
• US price: An annual print and digital subscription costs $120, with other annual and quarterly packages available.
• Subscriptions can be cancelled at any time.
How the paywall works
• All of our content is behind the paywall.
• Until the end of December 2018, users will be allowed 10 free reads per week before the paywall is activated.
• From January 2019, the number of free reads per week before the paywall is activated will be reduced.