/March 2014 Articles

Sacramental assurance

Ross Northing on the dangers of abandoning the concept of objective truth There is a story, whether apocryphal or true, concerning a man knocking on a presbytery door who informs the priest that he wants to become a Christian. The [...]

2017-10-10T18:21:26+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

Where is reality?

Denis Desert on the importance of the here and now Pope Julian II commissioned the Renaissance artist Raphael to paint a fresco in one of the magnificent apartments of the Vatican. The subject was to reflect the contribution of the [...]

2017-10-10T18:20:50+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

A traditionalist approach

J. Alan Smith offers some principles for a Christian approach to the solution of political, social and economic problems Man is the only creature known to be aware of his own existence and of the existence of the universe itself. [...]

2017-10-10T18:20:15+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

The numbers game

Digby Anderson sets out the real reasons for the decline in church attendance There are some among the faithful clergy and committed laity who worry about the small number of their congregations. They know the Dominical command to teach the [...]

2017-10-10T18:19:41+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

Singing hymns and arias

One item of Victorian furnishing sadly hasn’t been restored to fashion by Fiona Bruce’s Antiques Roadshow: the nineteenth-century belief that the British Isles were peculiarly blessed by God. Yet if you think of the times of the year when we [...]

2017-10-10T18:19:13+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

St Paul

Nicolas Stebbing CR urges us to see past St Paul’s difficult reputation to appreciate his grasp of God’s glory and love A priest I know used to describe St Paul’s writings as rather like a currant bun! If you have [...]

2017-10-10T18:18:37+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

St Paul

Nicolas Stebbing CR urges us to see past St Paul’s difficult reputation to appreciate his grasp of God’s glory and love A priest I know used to describe St Paul’s writings as rather like a currant bun! If you have [...]

2017-10-10T18:13:01+00:00 March 2014 Articles|