Author Archives: Peter Morrow

The Mayor of London and the King of the World

This, has caused something of a spat on Twitter.

Sadiq Khan is the current mayor of London, member of the British Labour Party and one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims. 

For some, Mr. Khan’s Easter greetings, or, more precisely, his greetings to those who celebrate Easter, are an indication that he is treating London’s Christians as “outsiders”, and for others his message is a slight on Christian Britain.

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Notre Dame

A few years ago, in a conversation with a self-professed ‘christian-atheist’, we discussed the topic of Christianity and culture, and especially the positive contribution that Christianity had made to Western civilisation. Christianity, he said, had been a good thing for the West, and perhaps the world, but not because it was true, rather, because it had contributed to our sense of ourselves. 

Here was a strong human narrative, and a way of thinking which had produced wonderful art, music and architecture.

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“Better Stand Up For Yourself” – Jordan Peterson

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“Better stand up for yourself.”  Dr. Jordan Peterson.

“Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honourable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

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Abortion and Our Union… with Christ

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Two of the more interesting responses to the referendum on abortion in the Republic of Ireland were published in the May 30th edition of the Belfast Telegraph.

One by Fr. Patrick McCafferty and the other by Alex Kane; and both, for different reasons, highlight the nature of the new society in Ireland, North and South.

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When Doubt is a First World Luxury

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Trailer: “Far From the Tree” from John Wright on Vimeo.

And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias.

And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

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