Category Archives: Church Teaching

A great union, when we open our borders


It is a challenge to read and digest an Easter message from a politician who just over a week ago spoke about chocolate eggs as though they were a matter of national importance whilst in the middle of selling weapons … Continue reading

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Thank you for all you did last night


Every weekend in most of our major towns and cities the night time economy is supported by a range of volunteers who give up their time to keep the party goers, stag do’s and other drinkers and dancers safe. Its … Continue reading

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The worst form of hypocrisy from No 10


In her first foreign visit since enacting Article 50 Theresa May has been in Saudi Arabia, a nation whose human rights record is one of the worst in the world, that in 2012 put to death more prisoners than any … Continue reading

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Housing for young people


The following article focuses on the crisis in Youth Homelessness and the need for powerful advocates, it is published this morning in The Argus newspaper: There are few people who have the privilege of living in a Palace, particularly one … Continue reading

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The week ahead


I suspect that most people view today as the end of last week, but people of a certain age and tradition may well see today as the first day of next week. That tradition includes but is not exclusive to … Continue reading

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The cruel sea


The relief experienced by residents on the East coast in places such as Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea when the high tides on Friday night did not cause damage is hard for many of us to fully appreciate. Sussex is … Continue reading

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Homelessness in Brighton & Hove


The following is my blog for today and was also published this morning in the weekend Argus in the Guest slot: Our Government is currently facing challenges on so many levels that it is something of a surprise when they … Continue reading

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