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By John Paul Meenan at Catholic Insight: Remember, remember! the fifth of November.    The Gunpowder treason and plot;    I know of no reason    Why the Gunpowder treason    Should ever be forgot!    Guy Fawkes and his … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration in Walsingham

This Saturday, July 16,  Monsignor Keith Newton leads a pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration in Walsingham. At 3.50 pm he will perform a solemn Act of Consecration of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Church and the Ordinariate to the Sorrowful and … Continue reading

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Pope Greeted the People of Great Britain in the Audience of Today

In today’s general audience, Pope Benedict said: “I am very much looking forward to my visit to the United Kingdom in a week’s time and I send heartfelt greetings to all the people of Great Britain. I am aware that … Continue reading

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John Henry Newman – Part III – The Saint

In this final part of my musings on Cardinal John Henry Newman, we look at the Cause for his beatification, and, perhaps wonder what Cardinal Newman might have made of it! It must be remembered that when Newman was born, … Continue reading

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John Henry Newman Part II – The Priest

I shall start this overview of Newman’s priestly life with a word about the position of Roman Catholics in England during the 19th century. For generations, Catholics were prohibited from entering either the legal or medical profession, and were barred … Continue reading

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