/December 2018 Articles

The way we live now

Christopher Smith reflects on ‘Framing the Debate’ at the recent Forward in Faith Assembly   Imagine my delight to have read on the BBC News website recently the following headline: ‘Dutchman, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age twenty years.’ [...]

Guest Editorial

It is important for us to realize that the sacrament of Confession is very much under threat in the Church of England at the moment. It is under threat for no good reason. The agitation that has arisen about removing [...]

A Safer Space

Thomas Seville CR explains how the seal of the confessional protects both sinner and sinned against   The church has in recent years gained a bad name in respect of her care of those to whom it has a special [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Christmas carols   Andy Hawes   From Advent all the way through until Candlemas, our liturgy is enriched by carols. In the shopping frenzy Christmas carols are spewed out in shopping centres to such an extent they become ‘white noise.’ [...]