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Message will mark World Day of Peace

V&A will display Sistine Chapel masterworks

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, and extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Jerry Tavares recalls the day he finally hugged the Pope; Fr Tim Finigan advises men on dressing modestly; and Jack Carrigan reviews two new books on Newman. Plus, Canon J John urges Catholics to take a stand against bad church coffee.

Too afraid to enter a church

Haiti’s faithful are struggling to recover from the quake, says Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow

Ed West meets the priest continuing the work of Archbishop Denis Hurley by helping the poor of South Africa

Pope Benedict expected to call a consistory

Catholic historian criticises banned advert that shows Mary Tudor turning into a zombie

Venezuelan president in war of words with Caracas cardinal

St John Plessington (July 19), a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn and quartered in 1679

Mgr Charles Scicluna presents revisions to the media