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Illuminated IHS headscript under which October 1917 and Codex Juris Canonici in typescript

From the Archives: Canon Law

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:20

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.

Fluorescent cross in Liverpool

God doesn't have favourites

BY PGallagher

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 16:16

Peter Gallagher SJ has come to realised the truth that God does not have favourites. He shares his thoughts with us for the sunday readings.

Love thy neighbour Credit Nina Strehl via Unsplash

Praying with the pope in May

BY DStewart

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 09:24

Fr David Stewart SJ reflects on the pope's prayer intention for May.

Kensy Joseph SJ at his diaconate ordination with Rt Rev John Arnold, Bishop of Salford

Serving the Church and the world

BY KJoseph

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 00:00

Kensy Joseph SJ explains why it affirmed a vital part of his ministry as a deacon when he was recently told, ‘you’re a student – you’re one of us!’

Westminster, the river Thames and Westminster bridge

Windrush: Ministerial bungling or moral bankruptcy?

BY Ruth

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 17:09

The Windrush scandal signifies more than Ministerial incompetence: it has revealed the shocking inhumanity of our immigration policy. Professor Ian Linden writes...

From the Archives: Celebrating Jesuit Writers

BY MAllen

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:39

23 April is World Book and Copyright Day. The Jesuits in Britain Archives take a look at three Jesuit authors who have contributed to literature and academia as World Book Day is celebrated across the globe.

Sheep on the mountainside

“There will be one flock and one Shepherd.”

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 18:18

If you ever do see sheep without a shepherd, you will see that it makes a difference.

From the Archives: What to do when Disaster Strikes

BY MAllen

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:22

As in most professions, it is important for archivists to keep up with their professional development in order to be up to date with current theory and practice in the field, and to expand their knowledge. In this week’s ‘From the Archives’ blog post, Archives Assistant Lucy Vinten Mattich reports on two training events that she and other members of the Archives team have recently attended for just that purpose.

 A young woman gazes upwards. A cross is behind her.

Gemma's eyes

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 08:52

“Till this moment they had failed to understand the teaching of scripture, that he must rise from the dead.” [John 20.9]

“So, what exactly is the point of the ‘bodily resurrection’?”

Boy running into cityscape Credit Linh Nguyen

Praying with the pope in April

BY DStewart

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:21

The pope has invited us to witness to the Resurrection in his Intention for this month – “that economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.” David Stewart SJ reflects.


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