Skip to main content
Read page text

Page Text

Contents

✣ August ,

News&analysis 6 Week in review A guide to the past seven days 8 World news map 10 The Vatican 11 Britain 12 The US 14 The rest of the world

The magnificent history of rood screens p30

Comment & features 15 Diary James MacMillan is transcribing an Albanian folk dance for his son’s wedding 16 COVER STORY GK Chesterton, John Henry Newman, Mary Potter … who might be Britain’s next saint? 19 Fr Raymond de Souza What a Vatican reshuffle means for the laity 20 Fr Armand de Malleray Rosary beads, the MOT test, and preserving our Catholic identity 21 Matthew Schmitz Why ‘Uncle Ted’ McCarrick didn’t want to be called a father 22 Stephen Withnell As a Stonyhurst governor, I have fallen in love with it again 23 Mary Kenny The Pill has affected everything touching fertility today 24 Cardinal Francis Arinze The life of a parish must be more than just ‘business as usual’

A writer who saw things fall apart in Ireland p36 Could Venerable Mary Potter be canonised? p16

Back pages 27 Letters & emails Mary, Queen of Scots myths; A plea for silence in church 28 Arts For Péguy, mission meant revolution, says John Milbank 30 Books Alexander Lucie-Smith on Britain’s alienated Roma 34 Spiritual life Fr Matthew Pittam says the sound of church bells has transformed his village parish 35 Crossword 36 Charterhouse William Trevor’s compassionate writing enriched my life, says Richard Ingrams 39 The Last Word Should we feel guilty about neglecting our friends? asks Fr Ronald Rolheiser Cover: Christian Adams

CONTACTS Editor Luke Coppen editorial@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ US Editor Michael Davis michaeldavis@catholicherald.co.uk

Deputy Editor Dan Hitchens danhitchens@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ Online Editor Nick Hallett nickhallett@catholicherald.co.uk

News Editor Mark Greaves mark@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ Literary Editor Stav Sherez stav@catholicherald.co.uk

Production Controller Benedetta Guarracino 020 7448 3613 advertising@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ Display and Classified Sales Frank Pells 020 7448 3612

adsales@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ Circulation Director Dennis Charlick 01706 670261 dennis@catholicherald.co.uk

Subscriptions Administrator Margaret Hiscock 020 7448 3607 subscriptions@catholicherald.co.uk

Administrator Paul Duff 020 7448 3618 paul@catholicherald.co.uk

DIRECTORS Peter Sheppard, Chairman ✣ Andy Leisinger, MD ✣ Sir Rocco Forte, Lord Black of Crossharbour,

Lord Deben, William Cash, Brooks Newmark, Cristina Odone, Damian Thompson

SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE 020 7448 3608 subscriptions@catholicherald.co.uk ✣ Annual UK: £90 ✣ Annual EU: £105 ✣ Annual world: £120

ADDRESS The Catholic Herald Ltd, Herald House, Lamb’s Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ Tel: +44 (0)20 7448 3607

Skip to main content