christianity

The complex and fascinating history of the Catholic Church has been chronicled and condensed into less than 250 pages by a Jesuit historian of the British Province. Fr Norman Tanner SJ’s New Short History of the Catholic Church has been re-issued by Bloomsbury, the publishers of the Harry Potter books. It is due to be launched at Heythrop College, University of London, on 9 October. Dr Tanner is Professor of Church History at the Gregorian University in Rome. This one-volume history...
That We May Be One
For more than a thousand years, Christians have not had the joy of being one family around Christ. Although there were already tensions within the earliest Christian communities, it was not until the year 1054 that there was a formal split so as to, in effect, establish two formal Christian communities, the Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in the West.The Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century saw a further split within the Western Church and Christianity. Today there are more...

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