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The liberation of Aleppo? Pouring a sea of grey into buckets of black and white

Parliament debates the liberation of Aleppo today. Marvellous. That'll sort it all out. Or perhaps MPs won't quite debate the liberation of Aleppo, for Aleppo hasn't actually been liberated from the torture, mass slaughter or summary executions of dictatorship. No,…
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The Prayer Shawls of Auschwitz

This is a guest post by Brother Ivo. ____________ Those who have visited Auschwitz are likely to find their thoughts straying back there on this day of Holocaust remembrance. A…
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On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…
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Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…