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June 21, 2018

Ireland’s next clash

When Pope Francis visits Ireland this August, he will find a nation changed beyond recognition since Pope John Paul II visited in 1979. The...

When the Church faced up to modernity

Catholic Modern by James Chappel, Harvard, 352pp, £25 On the first page of this book, James Chappel states that the Catholic Church has “embraced...

Omnium Gatherum

In 1323 a young pilgrim bound for Compostela deposited a reliquary at a Dominican convent in Perpignan. Inside the box was a lifelike arm...

Word this week

The Nativity of John the Baptist Is 49:1-6; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66 & 80 (Year B) “Before John ended his career he said, ‘I...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, June 24: The Nativity of John the Baptist Is 49:1-6; Ps 139; 2 Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66,...

A vow is not pragmatic

Over the weekend I provided cover in a parish which had recently lost its resident priest. I was hearing about this sad situation from...

Ireland’s next clash

When Pope Francis visits Ireland this August, he will find a nation changed beyond recognition since Pope John Paul II visited in 1979. The...

When the Church faced up to modernity

Catholic Modern by James Chappel, Harvard, 352pp, £25 On the first page of this book, James Chappel states that the Catholic Church has “embraced...

Omnium Gatherum

In 1323 a young pilgrim bound for Compostela deposited a reliquary at a Dominican convent in Perpignan. Inside the box was a lifelike arm...

Word this week

The Nativity of John the Baptist Is 49:1-6; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66 & 80 (Year B) “Before John ended his career he said, ‘I...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, June 24: The Nativity of John the Baptist Is 49:1-6; Ps 139; 2 Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66,...

A vow is not pragmatic

Over the weekend I provided cover in a parish which had recently lost its resident priest. I was hearing about this sad situation from...