Daily Archives: October 11, 2012

Full text of Archbishop Rowan William’s speech to the Synod of Bishops gathered for the Year of Faith.

Your Holiness, Reverend Fathers, brothers and sisters in Christ Dear Friends I am deeply honoured by the Holy Father’s invitation to speak in this gathering: as the Psalmist says, “Ecce quam bonum et quam jucundum habitare fratres in unum”. The … Continue reading

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The Holy Father’s Homily at the Opening of the Year of Faith

(Vatican Radio) On Thursday Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass marking the 50th anniversary of the Opening of the Second Vatican Council and launching the Year of Faith. Below the full text of the Holy Father’s Homily: Dear Brother Bishops, Dear … Continue reading

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The Evil that men do ……..

“The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones”. Thus spoke Mark Anthony in Act 3, scene ii of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. The controversy over Jimmy Savile rolls on with every tabloid … Continue reading

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Catholicism Pure and Simple – The Book

OK, this is lifted straight from Fr Longenecker’s blog. I am sure he won’t mind too much, and I really like the title of his new book! Amazon lets you read the first few pages of the ebook edition too. … Continue reading

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