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Pope Benedict XVI proclaims six new saints, including a Canadian brother known as the ‘Miracle Man of Montreal’

Thousands will gather in Rome today for their canonisation

They will include Mary MacKillop, Australia’s first saint

Bishop John Broadhurst has become the first Anglo-Catholic bishop to announce formally that he will resign before the end of the year to join an Ordinariate

Catholics with Attitude to expand across the Atlantic after sales double thanks to the papal visit

An Anglican parish in Kent makes the first moves towards joining an Ordinariate in a lay driven initiative

The exact cost is not yet known but estimates suggest the Church in Britain is still several million short

Print edition 15.10.10

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, we print the full text of a lecture by Archbishop Vincent Nichols at Brixton prison; Desmond O’Grady writes about Mary MacKillop, arguing that only a master novelist can bring her story to life; and catechist Geoff Callister says we need a plan if we are to seize the Benedict Bounce. Plus, Anna Arco writes about her meeting with the Holy Father, and how she almost burst into tears.

St Ignatius of Antioch (October 17) bears remarkable witness to the power of the faith in the early Church

Dom Antony Sutch joins Matthew Parris and lawyer Geoffrey Robertson to argue that Christians are not ‘bashed’ in Britain