One year ago in Birmingham Benedict XVI proclaimed blessed the English theologian John Henry Newman Today the word is used in various ways so that the defender of truth in our hearts, “the aboriginal Vicar of Christ”, has become a pretext for legitimiread more

An Advent Narrative Dominic Robinson SJ “Our Advent hope is assured and joyful, because Christ longs to be one with us.” Dominic Robinson SJ offers a reflection on the season of Advent in light of Pope Benedict’s first Encyclical, Deus Caritas est. read more

The challenge of the Incarnation Sarah Broscombe As we enter the season of Advent, we begin to contemplate how we respond in our daily lives to God’s gift of himself to the world. How, why and what do we give? Sarah Broscombe offers a meditation from thread more