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The Real Meaning of the Papal Visit

Pope Benedict’s visit to the UK is grossly misunderstood. His real purpose was to stir things up, to till the soil, like a tractor pulling a plough. It is only when the close packed and drenched soil is disturbed thus … Continue reading

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Special Report on Cofton Park from a dear spiritual ‘sister’ who was there

(Our reader Jane Mossendew Fulthorpe sent us this post which is in parallel published on her own blog Thoughts from an Oasis in French Catholicism, thanks Jane for sharing it with us.) By Jane Mossendew Fulthorpe This post was first … Continue reading

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Before and After the Papal Visit: A Balance

As Damian Thompson and Ed West of the Daily Telegraph already noted, the Protest the Pope Action has achieved almost nothing. And now the media speak generally about the success of the Papal Visit. It is interesting to see how … Continue reading

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Prayer Action for Pope Benedict XVI

In the face of assaults from the media, let us pray for our Pope, for his safety and success during his visit to Britain. Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI V. Let us pray for our Pontiff, Pope Benedict. R. May … Continue reading

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‘Cor ad cor loquitur’ – A Contemplation on the Papal Visit

Fr. Edmund Power OSB has written this deeply insightful article about Pope Benedict XVI’s coming visit to Great Britain under Cardinal Newman’s own motto, “cor ad cor loquitur” meaning “heart speaks to heart”…… and to us too. The relationship of … Continue reading

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