I want an intelligent, well-instructed laity... You ought to be able to bring out what you feel and what you mean, as well as to feel and mean it

I want an intelligent, well-instructed laity… You ought to be able to bring out what you feel and what you mean, as well as to feel and mean it

John Henry Newman didn't find his way straight to Catholicism.  At school he became an evangelical Calvinist and later an Anglican priest. It wasn't until he was 45 that he became Catholic. It was a brave move, as anti-Catholicism had been central to British culture since the sixteenth-century

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Hot Topics - January to March 2015

Hot Topics – January to March 2015

Hot Topics is a friendly, easy going group who meet regularly to discuss the thorny issues that come up in the media from a Catholic point of view as well as taking a look at our Catholic beliefs.  We take our inspiration from John Henry Newman's call for an educated laity: "I want a laity,

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