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The way we live now

Christopher Smith attempts to clean off some of the mud that gets thrown at Anglo-Catholics. I was intrigued recently to read an article by Jeremy Paxman in The Financial Times colour supplement. It came in the wake of the release [...]

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On the Feast of the Annunciation 2020 England will be re-dedicated as the Dowry of Mary, a wonderful way to celebrate devotion to Mary the Mother of God and to pray for the re-evangelization of England. How might we as [...]

2018-10-22T15:22:31+00:00October 2017 Articles|

People in glass houses

Digby Anderson finds a lesson to be learnt in comparing a secular to a biblical proverb Those who reside in glass houses should not throw stones. Those whom they attack might retaliate by throwing stones back at these residents, who [...]

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Double Diamond

Douglas McKittrick reflects on a priest who was Diamond by name, diamond by nature Fr Diamond—known as ‘Farve’—was a remarkable character who deserves to be remembered. He was one of the finest parish priests of the twentieth century, fashioned by [...]

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A Cloud of Witnesses

Andrew Tremlett reflects on the Northern Saints 'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.’ [Jer. 1] Bishop Geoffrey Rowell—one time Chaplain [...]

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The Abortion Debate

Richard Norman explains the pro-life argument ‘The deliberate murder of an innocent person is gravely contrary to the dignity of the human being, to the golden rule and to the holiness of the Creator. The law forbidding it is universally [...]

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Tom Hatton argues that even if we disagree with Rees-Mogg, faith-based politics needs defending As someone of a centrist political persuasion, I take The Times. Or at least I did until they published a cartoon of Jacob Rees-Mogg depicted as [...]

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News from Forward in Faith

This year’s National Assembly will be held at the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Holborn, on Saturday 18 November, beginning with Mass at 10.30 am and concluding with Benediction at 4.30 pm. The Council finalized the agenda at its [...]

2018-10-22T15:18:46+00:00October 2017 Articles|

Ghostly Counsel

Happiness ‘I thank the Lord that I possess more than my fair share of happiness!’ I am sure many readers (of a certain age) will remember the song by Sir Ken Dodd! ‘Does God want me to be happy?’ This [...]

2018-10-22T15:18:14+00:00October 2017 Articles|
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