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    A remarkable act of reconciliationA remarkable act of reconciliation

    At the General Audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday, 30th October, a remarkable act of reconciliation took place. At the end of the Falklands conflict a statue of Our Lady of Luján, Patroness of Argentina, which been brought to the Islands by ...

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    Editing St John Henry Newman

    By Fr Nicholas Schofield Ten years ago I was asked to help prepare a new edition of one of the lesser known works of our new saint, John Henry Newman: Essays Critical and Historical. It was recently published as part of Gracewing’s ‘Newman ...

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    Building reconciliation between Catholics and Methodists

    By Bishop John Sherrington Recently I travelled to Kenya for the meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the World Methodist Council and the Catholic Church (MERCIC). The meeting was hosted by the Focolare...

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    Advent is a time for waiting

    By Bishop John Sherrington It is difficult to wait and many people become more impatient with daily life. While trains run with remarkable regularity on the Victoria line, one a minute, frustration quickly builds up when there is a longer del...

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    Holy Land pilgrimage 2019: an ideal preparation for Advent

    By Bishop Paul McAleenan ‘O little town of Bethlehem’, we sing. ‘O little town’? Bethlehem today is a very large town. I travelled through it in the last week of November along with 44 others on the annual diocesan pilgrimage to the Hol...

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  • Archbishop
    'Vote thoughtfully,' enjoins Cardinal

    Ahead of the General Election on 12th December, Cardinal Vincent asked that the Sunday before the election be a 'day of prayer for our nations'. He enjoined the faithful to 'vote thoughtfully, not out of rancour' and asked that discussions should...

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    St Nicholas: the saint of generosity

    By Bishop Nicholas Hudson Advent is a time to look both forward and back. We look forward to the coming of Our Saviour. We look back over the year that has passed. I will always remember 2019 for the canonisation of St John Henry Newman. I felt...

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    St Philip the Apostle, Finchley: A centenary year of celebration

    Saturday 14th September 2019 marked one hundred years since the founding and first Mass of a new parish in Finchley which would become the Church of St Philip the Apostle. The parish was founded at the instruction of Cardinal Bourne in July 1919 d...

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    Pope’s prayer intention for December: A future for the young

    Education is a human right. In 1948, the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights enshrined the right in international law. Denial of education is one way in which the young suffer through no fault of their own. The very young, less visible, wit...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Walking the Star Path to Heaven

    If we were to reflect back on our experience of family life there would be times when we would have experienced moments of change. Whilst these might differ in their severity and impact, they still form part of our journey, shaping and influencing...

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