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December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021
Giving his traditional Christmas Day “Urbi et Orbi” blessing, Pope Francis urged leaders to be open to dialogue to resolve the world’s many “conflicts, crises, and disagreements.” Speaking from the central balcony overlooking a rainy St Peter’s Square , the pope said that people had become so accustomed to disputes that “by now we hardly
December 26, 2021
Blackbirds might not be social creatures but we are. Life would be vastly improved if, instead of scattering, families kept closer to one another
December 26, 2021
After a year in the job, the Herald’s editor goes back to school, where he highlights the importance of religious journalism
December 26, 2021
Allan White OP reflects on how the young girl’s life-changing visions at Lourdes illustrate how the ‘lowly were exalted’ by God
December 26, 2021
Gertrude Clarke looks at how religion coloured the life and work of JRR Tolkien
December 26, 2021
Fr Robert Verrill looks to St Thomas Aquinas to answer Stephen Hawking’s objection to God
December 26, 2021
If the Assisted Dying Bill returns to parliament and becomes law, who will be protected from compulsory involvement?
December 26, 2021
On the 30th anniversary of its publication, a book about the Reformation explains how Christianity was robbed of its magic and mystery
December 26, 2021
How the latest Supreme Court argument could shape future rulings
December 26, 2021
The last day is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord on 9 January
December 26, 2021
Weighing up the merits of a spot of guerrilla catechism
December 26, 2021
Michael White reports on the premiere of James MacMillan’s Christmas Oratorio and the annual Britten festival in Suffolk
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