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Peter Maurin

DOROTHY DAY Part 41 Peter Maurin, co-founder with Dorothy Day of the Catholic Worker Movement, was 20 years older than the woman he inspired to...

The ‘Quay’ to Ireland’s Preachers

Pope’s Quay in Cork has been the Novitiate house for the Order of Preachers in Ireland (The Dominicans) for the best part of ninety...

Pacifism

DOROTHY DAY Part 40 For Dorothy Day and most of her co-workers in the Catholic Worker movement, waging war was an anathema and alien to...

Hate crimes and public order bills? Proper order!

Dear Smithers, We’ve had another successful week at the office! Whilst the rest of the world has started to tear up or tear down the...

Monthly Meditations: Sirach continued

Sirach, like the Psalms, appeals to God’s interests: God’s people and Temple should be glorious. God’s prophecies should be fulfilled.  All should know that...

10 year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI visit to the United Kingdom for the  Beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman

This country’s Parliamentary tradition owes much to the national instinct for moderation, to the desire to achieve a genuine balance between the legitimate claims...

Ask Fr Mike

Q: How much weight should I give to my past?  I mean, I’ve been told that I need to forget the past and move...

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Religious Persecution – UK Report should be a wake-up call to Ireland

The Anglican Bishop of Truro, Rev Philip Mountstephen, recently...

Insidious

Andrew Doyle, writing in The Spectator (August 8th), asks...