Tag: Pope Benedict

Chartres and the Roman Rites

Just in case anybody in London Diocese was in any doubt, Chartres has made it very clear. The Pope has recently issued an invitation to Anglicans to move into full communion with the See of Rome in the Ordinariate where

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Vincent Nichols’ Sermon

Yesterday the Ordinariate officially got underway with the three defecting bishops being ordained priests in the Roman Catholic church. Vincent Nichols’ sermon was actually quite interesting. Forget the fuss over the Ordinariate being dedicated to Mary (of Walsingham no less

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Condoms!

Been promising to write this for two days and finally now have the time. As we all know, the Pope has said some things in a new book which have caused a flurry of media excitement. The BBC demonstrates very

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Heart Speaks Unto Heart

I’ve just posted this on the Twurch of England blog. Here at the Twurch of England we applaud all things technical and religious, as long as they are done well. In the light of this, we are delighted by the website that has been setup

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What Pope Benedict *actually* said

With thanks to John H. Since faith in the Creator is an essential part of the Christian Credo, the Church can not and should not be confined to convey to its faithful only the message of salvation. It has a

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Shame on Pope Benedict (and Giles Fraser)…

… for saying something highly controversial about homosexuality right at the stage of the year when I have no time to track down a copy of what he *actually* said and comment on it. For now we’ll have to settle

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