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A Sacrificial Chook!

Quite a few years ago, with a small group, I visited El Salvador and Guatemala. At one parish church in Guatemala, I remember especially the colourful, graphic statues depicting the martyrdom of saints and Jesus’ death.  The parish priest gave us an insightful reflection on the people of the parish, their piety and spirituality. He […]


Archbishop John Dew has contrasted the freedom of speech prevailing at the synod on the family with the atmosphere at a past synod. He said Pope Francis’s invitation to synod members to speak boldly and not to be afraid is creating a new dynamic. The fact that topics like Communion for the divorced and remarried […]