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Cardinal George: America has a moral obligation not to abandon Iraqis after invading the country in 2003

Print edition 12.11.10

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, we offer in-depth coverage of the Pope’s trip to Spain; Philip Booth urges our bishops to support free schools; Andrew M Brown writes about children’s liturgies; and Patrick Kenny remembers the extraordinary courage and holiness of First World War chaplain Fr William Doyle. Plus, Jack Carrigan reports on the unlikely conversion of the son of a Hamas leader; and teenage heart-throb Justin Bieber reveals that he keeps his Catholic faith at the centre of his life.

Apostolic Visitation to Ireland begins

Visitators will not grant interviews about the process until next Easter, according to the Vatican

St Albert the Great (November 15) recognised no division between science and theology

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Thirty Third Sunday of the Year: Malachi 3: 19-20; 2 Thess 3: 7-12; Luke 21: 5-19

St Andrew Avellino (November 10) adopted an ecclesiastical tonsure as a young man to escape the temptations from women

A statue of the Virgin Mary which allegedly weeps miraculous tears of oil has been moved from a house to a nearby church because of stream of pilgrims

Ann Widdecombe tells Anna Arco why she is finding time in her intense Strictly schedule to speak up for the unborn

Verbum Domini is the most important document on Scripture since Vatican II