SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017
The Pope said the devil sows 'the diseases of worldliness' in people's hearts
October 26, 2017
Fr Salar Kajo remains in the Christian-majority town of Teleskov as Peshmerga and Iraqi forces close in
October 26, 2017
The State Department will instead send the money directly to Christian charities
October 26, 2017
Holy Family parish is now one of the most popular Catholic Facebook pages in Britain
October 26, 2017
This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.
October 26, 2017
If you leaf through the transcripts of the parliamentary debates over the Abortion Bill, much was made, both for and against abortion, of the unborn child as a “potential human life”. In the 1960s, those who insisted that human life began at conception were still often considered to be dogmatic, at best philosophically romantic, in
October 26, 2017
✣ Britain marks 50 years of legal abortion What happened? Sunday marks 50 years since the Abortion Act received Royal Assent and became law. Since then, it is estimated that there have been almost nine million abortions in Britain. Every working day around 700 take place. The Act was steered through parliament in 1967 by Liberal MP David
October 26, 2017
✣ Highlights from the week online Homelessness and the question of sacrifice “With growing numbers of people suffering homelessness in the expensive megalopolis of Los Angeles, Catholics and people of other religions are working together to provide a serious response,” wrote Kevin Jones at Catholic News Agency. He quoted Kathleen Domingo from the Los Angeles
October 26, 2017
Catholics cannot claim to be true to their faith if they do not support Church teaching on abortion, Bishop Michael Campbell of Lancaster has said. Abortion is a “foundational issue”, Bishop Campbell wrote on his blog. “Sadly, the price of admission into mainstream British life has meant that we somehow keep the Catholic brand name
October 26, 2017
Pope Francis has praised John Wesley for leading people to “knowledge of Jesus Christ”. The founder of Methodism brought many people to Christ through prayer and Bible reading, Pope Francis said. Speaking to leaders of the World Methodist Council last week, Pope Francis praised 50 years of dialogue between the Catholic and Methodist churches. In
October 26, 2017
Archbishop Charles Scicluna has condemned the killing of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, calling it an “obscene murder”. Caruana Galizia had led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta – an investigation which followed the leaking of 11.5 million documents from the firm Mossack Fonseca. The journalist was killed by a car bomb
October 26, 2017
Assisted suicide is coming closer in Australia, as one state parliament voted in favour of it last Friday. After an all-night session in the legislative assembly of the state of Victoria, MPs voted 47-37 for the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. It will now be passed to the legislative council (the upper house). The bill would
Donate
Please Donate

Having been unable to sell in churches for well over a year due to the pandemic, we are now inviting readers to support the Herald by investing in our future. We have been a bold and influential voice in the church since 1888, standing up for traditional Catholic culture and values.

Please join us on our 130 year mission by supporting us. We are raising £250,000 to safeguard the Herald as a world-leading voice in Catholic journalism and teaching. For more information from our chairman on contributing to the Herald Patron's Fund, click here

Make a Donation

Donors giving £500 or more will automatically become sponsor patrons of the Herald. This includes two complimentary print/digital gift subscriptions, invitations to Patron events, pilgrimages and dinners, and 6 gift subscriptions sent to priests, seminaries, Catholic schools, religious care homes and prison and university chaplaincies. Click here for more information on becoming a Patron Sponsor. Click here for more information about contributing to the Herald Patron's Fund