This year, the 5th of June marks the 400th anniversary of the release of Fr Ralph Bickley and eleven other Jesuits from that prison. This blog post explores the intriguing events of the prison’s history, in particular the ‘Wisbech Stirs’.
The Pope's Universal Intention for June invites the people of God to pray with him that “social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences”. David Stewart SJ reflects
145 years ago, on the 20th of May 1873, a large congregation formed as the foundation stone was laid for St Aloysius' Church in Oxford. The Jesuits in Britain Archives find out more about the history of the once-Jesuit church.
A centenary ago, on 19 May 1918, the Code of Canon Law took legal effect, having been promulgated by Pope Benedict XV in 1917. Prior to the Code of 1917, the Churches law was scattered in separate documents making it very difficult to find out what the law was on a particular point.