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December 01, 2021
Jonathan Petre
The Church of England has gone astray and, Jonathan Petre says, this is proved by the latest Anglican bishop to have turned to Catholicism
December 01, 2021
Artemis Cooper
Artemis Cooper on how the rhythm of monastic life turned Patrick Leigh Fermor into a great writer
December 01, 2021
Olenka Hamilton
Charities are calling on new housing minister Michael Gove to roll out the bold initiative
December 01, 2021
Niall Gooch
The secret to overcoming the anticlimax of January is to set oneself easy goals
November 30, 2021
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go? I opted for the Catacombs since, despite many trips to Rome, I’ve never visited them. They are where many martyrs were buried during the great persecutions to keep them safe from desecration. But they also became early places of Christian worship, particularly the Eucharist which was celebrated around the tombs of
November 30, 2021
Abbott Hugh Allan
Abbot Hugh Allan on the enduring appeal of the Norbertines as the Order turns 900
November 30, 2021
Antonia Fraser
It was when I first saw Uncle John Harman’s black trousers protruding under Father Christmas’s scarlet robe that my world changed. Up till then I had taken it for granted that grown-ups did not tell lies. Those stories of Father Christmas coming down the chimney, of Father Christmas reading my carefully written yet impassioned pleas
November 30, 2021
Bishop Mark Davies
As attacks on society’s most vulnerable proliferate, Christmas lets us glimpse the value and meaning of every human life
November 30, 2021
Ken Craycraft
Why we should always believe in the mystery of Christmas
November 30, 2021
Karl Gustel Wärnberg
Coronavirus has made us all more aware of our mortality – and that’s a good thing
November 30, 2021
Piers Paul Read
As a model for the modern father, we should cherish Saint Joseph’s presence in society. By Piers Paul Read
November 30, 2021
John Pontifex
John Pontifex on the Red Wednesday campaign calling on the UK government and UN to take action to end sexual violence against Christian women
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