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December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018
God offers himself to us in the manger in Bethlehem, Pope Francis said in his Christmas homily Monday night, inviting each heart to welcome this heavenly gift. “At Christmas, we on earth receive Jesus, the bread from heaven,” Pope Francis said on December 24 in St. Peter’s Basilica. “We discover that the life of God
December 24, 2018
Her Majesty the Queen has said that the Christian message of “peace on earth and goodwill” is “needed as much as ever”. In her annual Christmas address, the Queen said Jesus’s words are “never out of date” and can be “heeded by everyone”. She also stressed the importance of treating people with opposing views with
December 24, 2018
After a few years’ absence (while living in London), I stopped by New York’s Museum of Modern Art recently, and the thing that struck me most was how tired, how retro, how decidedly dated and un-modern, much of the art seemed. I don’t just mean the retrospective of works by the American sculptor and installation-maker
December 24, 2018
Bishop Mark Davies will say that Britain does not need a new identity because it already has a rich Christian heritage
December 24, 2018
Central to our faith is our belief in ‘the Holy Catholic Church’. It was this that Pope Francis chose to emphasise in his closing remarks at the Synod of Bishops at the end of October. He pleaded with us never to forget or waiver in this belief. The Church is Holy. The Church is our
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