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“You give them something to eat” – Priesthood that makes a difference

This week we celebrate the body and blood of Christ (corpus Christi). Traditionally this has been a time to talk about Eucharist and priesthood. I had almost finished writing this blog when I was fortunate to experience the ministry of a community of women theologians who also shared food that each had prepared. 1,156 more words


24th June. A day of disappointment. There will be a lot of disappointment.

24th June. A day of disappointment.  There will be a lot of  disappointment.

The EU debate will be over and the result will be in. 632 more words


Skills are not the answer: further thoughts on (not) selling history

To pick up where I left off:

  1. Historians, history departments, and historical organizations are — rightly — worried about a decline in the study of history at the undergraduate level.
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IMF economists question neoliberalism

Neoliberalism is a term mostly used by critics to describe the laissez-faire economic ideology which supports privatizing state industries, deregulation, free trade, reducing the role of the government in the economy, promoting private sector ownership and austerity i.e. 424 more words


Do we need a Police Force now it's been cut to a point where it is no longer able to function properly.

Letter to Daily Mirror 20/5/16

Theresa May is ultimately responsible for policing, regardless of the imposition of PCC’s to distance herself from cuts. Cuts, which are a consequence of George Osborne’s fictitious Austerity. 137 more words


Toilet Bowls & Guardian Angels

The Guardian Angels is a non-profit international volunteer organization of unarmed crime-prevention patrollers. The Guardian Angels organization was founded February 13, 1979 in New York City by Curtis Sliwa and has more than 130 chapters around the world.[1] 546 more words