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Francis: new face of Benedict

Francis: new face of Benedict

Media broadcasts in recent days have carried news of the publication of Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation "The Joy of the Gospel". It is significant and unusual for a...

Church continues

Church continues

This clip was filmed just a few hours after the election of Pope Francis, March 2013.  This is certainly a new moment in the life of the Church, but popes come and go -...

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a towering witness

a towering witness

I was especially happy yesterday to, along with other priests, receive an email from scriptures scholar Kath Rushton

John on sabbatical

John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin