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When the FAITH Movement was founded in 1972, it was seen by many as essentially reactionary – reacting to the often confused situation in the Church in those years immediately following the Second Vatican Council. We were often linked in people’s minds with other groups that seemed to be primarily concerned with “getting things back to the way things were”, to a rejection of the teachings of the Council and/or to the liturgical reforms which followed it.

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The Message of Westminster Cathedral

Any discussion on Westminster Cathedral often focuses on the wonders of the individual mosaics that are spread over the vaulted ceilings of its little chapels; shortly after which follows the reverie on what panoply of colour shall cover the massive domes and arches over the central nave of the church. 

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A Fortified City?

All Christians, I am sure, have favourite passages from the psalms which they recite to themselves from time to time. For many years one of mine has been from psalm 30: “I thank you Lord for showing me the wonders of your love in a fortified city.”

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Innocence in Today’s World

“The tears of one child, one innocent child... that is bigger than all the universe together. Everything to me is questioned by the tear of suffering in an innocent child.” These are the words of Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete, from his interview for the film The Human Experience.

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Forming leaders for the Church and society

The International Theological Institute is set in delightful surroundings at Trumau, near Vienna. It was founded in response to a call from St John Paul II to tackle two specific issues: the crisis in marriage and the family, and the need to bring the traditions of Western and Eastern Christianity in Europe together following the collapse of Communism.

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SEX, LOVE AND THE CATHOLIC CHALLENGE TO HEDONISM
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Fr Holloway’s 100th Birthday

Last Saturday was the 100th anniversary of Agnes Holloway giving birth to Edward.He was born just as Lenin’s revolution began. This was the beginning of changing the poor, Christian country of Russia into the powerful Marxist one. It was predicted by Our Lady of Fatima over the previous six...
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Weinstein and Modern Judgmentalism

Weinstein and Modern Judgmentalism
The Harvey Weinstein affair has unleashed a can of worms. There has been a series of exposures concerning sexual offences or inappropriate sexual behaviour of MPs, celebrities and others. There is no doubt that sexual harassment, carried out mostly by men, deserves condemnation and certainly ther...
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Islam and Terrorism

Islam and Terrorism
We are all aware of the horror of the terrorist attacks in recent years and of the senseless attack outside the mosque in Finsbury Park, London. It is inspiring how brave those who work in the emergency services are and how strong the community support has been in all these cases. As Christians, ...
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