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Posted on Wed 5 Aug 2015

Sunday shopping risks depriving us of something precious

The observance of Sunday as a weekly day of rest goes back to the Emperor Constantine, and in this country, legislation which forbade “worldly labour” has existed since, at least, the reign of Charles II.

The n…continue reading »

Posted on Thu 23 Jul 2015

PAKISTAN: New hope for Asia Bibi

Bishop Michael comments on the decision by Pakistan’s Supreme Court to grant a stay of execution for Asia Bibi to allow the case against her to be re-opened.

To read the full article written by John Pontifex, p…continue reading »

Posted on Mon 15 Jun 2015

MAGNA CARTA: BACKGROUND AND FOREGROUND

Bishop Michael’s Chapter from his newest book, Magna Carta Unravelled:

3.1 INTRODUCTION

In this chapter I survey the historical hinterland for the Magna Carta (because it didn’t arise out of nowhere) and als…continue reading »