The archbishops of both Westminster and Birmingham used the occasion of their homilies on the Feast of St Philip Neri, Wednesday May 26, to compare the characteristics of St Philip and Cardinal Newman, writes Peter Jennings
Sister Janet Fearns surveys the history of the Sacred Heart
Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, and extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Patrick Reyntiens is inspired by medieval treasures at Lambeth Palace; Hugh David wonders whether middle-class values are drawing people away from the faith; and Jack Carrigan suggests that Christopher Hitchens is more generous-hearted than you might think. Plus, Mary Kenny has some advice for the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, and Stuart Reid finds himself at a magistrates’ court for the first time in 50 years.