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Benedict XVI encourages faithful to go to Mass frequently

Print edition 06.08.2010

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Fr Keith Beaumont examines the painful conversion of Cardinal Newman; Ed West traces Peter Hitchens’s circuitous journey from strident atheist to defender of the faith; and, on the letters page, readers ask whether anti-Semitism flourishes in justice and peace groups. Plus, we report on the soldier who says his rosary saved him from death in Afghanistan.

Cardinal Francis George says it is tragic that a federal judge has overturned the ‘clear and expressed will of the people’

Library houses 50,000 volumes relating to Society of Jesus

Anna-Marie, Joseph and Gregory Treolar travel down the Via Francigena

The theologian wonders why the Church is blamed for the actor’s misdeeds

Populorum Progressio Foundation will support the continent’s indigenous and rural people

The bishops will pose with Pope Benedict XVI for a photograph which recreates a painting marking the restoration of the hierarcy

Edith Stein, Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, was killed in Auschwitz

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms