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November 25, 2021
Christmas celebrations this year will, thank God, be very different from the last. Ordinary life has for the most part resumed in Britain; in some respects, churches lag behind other parts of society in returning to normal. Many parish churches still require masks, social distancing, taped-off pews and thus limit the size of congregations. Others
June 01, 2021
As a return to socialising beckons, it’s worth reflecting on the 
trials and tribulations of this year spent under lockdown
March 11, 2021
Bishops have urged the Irish government to ease restrictions on public worship as the country’s severest restrictions plan to be eased.
March 04, 2021
CNA Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 05:30 pm MT (CNA).- As Ireland marks the first anniversary of the novel coronavirus arriving, local Catholic bishops are calling for the government to ease its restrictions on in-person worship services.
March 01, 2021
Lockdown and the war are so often compared, but are they really alike, asks Antonia Fraser
February 08, 2021
New research from the Marriage Foundation think tank has found that the number of married couples in the UK considering divorce has shrunk below pre-covid levels.
January 13, 2021
Canon Thomas White of St Alphonsus Church, Glasgow, has started a crowdfunding campaign to take Nicola Sturgeon's government to court over its decision to close places of worship
November 01, 2020
Measures take effect Nov 5, and will stay in place for a period of four weeks. The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales question the need to restrict public worship, and demand to see evidence in support of the decision.
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