The Universe (newspaper)

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The Universe is a newspaper for Roman Catholics in Great Britain and Ireland, published by the Universe Media Group from its offices based off Deansgate in Manchester, England.[1]

It was founded on 8 December 1860 by Archibald Joseph Dunn,[2] and has been in continuous publication since. The newspaper's editor is Joseph Kelly, a managing director.[1] Former editors include Christopher Monckton and Rowanne Pasco.

The Universe Media Group also publishes The Catholic Times (a weekly broadsheet),[1] Catholic Life,[1] Catholic Companion, Who's Who in Catholic Life,[1] Church Building,[1] Novena, Vatican: Past and Present, From the Catholic Archives and other third party Catholic titles. In 2010 it was the official publisher and distributor for a number of UK papal visit publications and resources, including Heart to Heart, Welcome Pope Benedict, and the Official Magnificat Papal Mass.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Contact Us". Catholic Universe. Universe Media Group Ltd. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  2. ^ The Catholic Encyclopedia and its makers. New York: The Encyclopedia Press. 1917. p. 50. 

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