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How to enter the reality of suffering without losing faith in God

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How to enter the reality of suffering without losing faith in God

Have you ever been in a situation where, to everyone outside, it looked like everything had fallen to pieces? A failed plan, a project or job fallen through, a serious illness, a financial loss, some […]

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Iraq Prayer Appeal

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Iraq Prayer Appeal

An appeal from Bishop Declan Lang: As the Chairman of International Affairs at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, I invite you to join with many people from across Iraq in praying for […]

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols: Homily for the Mass for the Victims of the Typhoon Haiyan

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols: Homily for the Mass for the Victims of the Typhoon Haiyan

Westminster Cathedral – Friday 15 November 2013 My brothers and sisters, this evening we gather to pray for all who have lost their lives or been caught up in the horrific devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan, […]

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40 Days for Life London: Is it a good thing to pray outside an abortion clinic?

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40 Days for Life London: Is it a good thing to pray outside an abortion clinic?

I was at the 40 Days for Life vigil in central London during Lent. People gather outside the BPAS abortion clinic in Bedford Square, between Tottenham Court Road station and the British Museum. They pray. They witness […]

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If This is a Man and human suffering

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Can we write about human suffering in a way that does not reduce it to the poverty of an indulgence? Do words exist with a tensile strength that can hold the pain of one soul, […]

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