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Mandatory vaccination is a worrying addition to the West’s already dubious stance on Covid, by Joseph Kelly

As if we haven’t got enough to deal with worrying about Omicron and whether or not we are finally

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We need to stop talking about migrants and start talking about people if English Channel crisis is to be resolved, by Joseph Kelly

The emotional responses from across society to Wednesday’s terrible tragedy in the English Channel have been unanimous. The loss

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Government’s ‘sneaky’ attempt to tweak the Care Act will hit poorest pensions hardest when they need support the most, by Joseph Kelly

With all the fuss about the HS2 Rail project unravelling, and the row over MPs second jobs, you could

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Wearing the poppy is not a political gesture, but a remembrance of all who have given their lives so that we may sleep safely, by Joseph Kelly

There aren’t many things I’d care to remember about Liverpool’s shock defeat at West Ham last weekend, but there’s

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How one young person’s school strike exploded into a global movement, and is giving hope to all young people, by Joseph Kelly

For those of us old enough to remember the heady days of political campaigning in across the 1960s and

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Chancellor’s “moral” Budget promises must put the vulnerable in our society first, says Joseph Kelly

The problem with government Budgets from whatever party has always been trying to determine what they actually mean, and

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What is the Synod of Bishops? A Catholic priest and theologian explains, By Fr William Clark

On 10th October, Pope Francis formally opened a two-year process called ‘a synod on synodality’, officially known as “Synod

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Face masks debate should be about concern for our neighbour, not a fixation with science, by Joseph Kelly

As the cold winter weather draws in, few of us will relish the thought of having to go out

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Is the fallout from Covid reawakening society to the real meaning of Christmas? By Joseph Kelly

If we’re to believe the mainstream media, this coming Christmas is threatening to be something of a stressful washout

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A Reflection from Very Rev. Canon Paul Douthwaite, National Catholic Chaplain for Prisons

Recently I was speaking with a retired prison officer who was perplexed by society’s enthusiasm, yet at the same

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For Prisoners’ Sunday: the Government is playing God with our prisons, by Joseph Kelly

I’ve written a great deal about prisons over the years, and frankly most of it has made for fairly

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FOR THE FEASTDAY OF ST FRANCIS: A life-changing revelation, by David Torkington

I want to tell you one of the most remarkable stories that you will hear.  The story contains within

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