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Posted on Thu 4 May 2023

Critics of a Christian Coronation forget the point of rituals

What would people rather have – a service replete with wisdom and symbolism from a shared history, or a secular ceremony of mere form?

As we approach Coronation day, there have been the usual siren voices aski…continue reading »

Posted on Thu 16 Mar 2023

Priestly Celibacy - The Telegraph 15th March 2023

Pope Francis is right to say that priestly celibacy is a precious gift to the Church and to the world served by the Church( Pope suggests he is open to reviewing priestly celibacy, 13March)- for those who are c…continue reading »

Posted on Tue 7 Feb 2023

Christians in Pakistan: Retrospect and Prospect -Politics of Hate

The Christian story in Pakistan is a long one but it is also discontinuous and disrupted. Archaeological discoveries in Taxila have provided some support for the late 2nd century claim in the Acts of Thomas, wr…continue reading »

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