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    Cardinal Bourne emerges from a wooden hut used as a Catholic church after celebrating Mass with Army Chaplains while visiting the troops at the Front. (Photo from the Westminster Diocesan Archives)Looking Back at the Armistice of 1918

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield, Diocesan Archivist ‘The days of warfare,’ wrote Cardinal Bourne in the Westminster Cathedral Chronicle of December 1918, ‘are gradually changing into the days of peace. The constant peril from the skies that for ...

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    Monsenor Romero de las Americas

    by Barbara Kentish  ‘Decernimus’ or ‘we so decree’, said Pope Francis, concluding the surprisingly simple ritual which added Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI and five others to the canon of the saints of the Catholic Church on 14th October. ...

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    Rosario Cantada and Living Rosary

    By Fr Lawrence Lew OP London is home to Catholics from all over the world. The diverse cultural expressions of our Catholic faith that the various ethnic communities bring with them to this city enriches our diocese by giving us a vivid sense o...

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    Review: Christian Café dating website

    By Martha Behan I am no stranger to dating apps. I am single, 24, and I live in London, very much the target audience. I am also a Catholic who has only ever used secular dating apps. So when my friend and sometime colleague asked me to review ...

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    Let Us Adore

    By Fr Mark Vickers It was my first time on Liverpool’s impressive waterfront. We had definitely left summer behind in London; it was a blustery, autumnal day by the Mersey. Yet immediately it felt like home. So many familiar faces, fellow cle...

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    Adoremus: Congress Day

    By Fr Mark Vickers Congress Day: Saturday, 8 September In the second of three parts, Fr Mark Vickers reviews the events of the Congress, which took place on the second day, pointing out the many riches explored in the keynote addresses, test...

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    Dialogue of faith between generations

    by Cardinal Vincent Nichols My memories of sunshine in August may now have faded, but the sense of shock and shame that marked that month have not. In many ways it has been the most disturbing of times in the life of the Church for 50 years. Th...

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    Celebrating the roots of the English Colleges

    Staff, students and friends from Allen Hall Seminary and St Edmund’s College travelled to Douai, France, on Saturday 29th September to mark the 450th anniversary of the founding of the English College by Cardinal William Allen in 1568. Archbis...

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    Search for unity between Catholics and Methodists

    by Bishop John Sherrington The Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the World Methodist Council and the Roman Catholic Church met in Hong Kong from 12 to 19 October, hosted by the World Methodist Council with support ...

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    Keeping faith in the public square

    A packed audience gathered at Notre Dame University in London on 18 October to hear Baroness Nuala O’Loan, a crossbench peer and first Police Ombudsman of Northern Ireland, deliver the annual Catholic Union Craigmyle Lecture. Baroness O’Loa...

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