Christmas

Fourth Sunday of Advent: the searing loneliness of Christmas

  If you believe the festive ads, loneliness at Christmas seems to be a preserve of the elderly. John Lewis isolates an old man on the moon, and the German company Edeka sees an elderly father fake his own death…

Lord's Prayer advert banned by cinemas

  Cinemas are private establishments, and so are free to advertise whatever they like and decline to advertise whatever they don't like. Pearl & Dean dominated cinema advertising in the…

Behold your God!

  O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be…

#ChristmasMeans anything but peace on earth

  Today marks the official  start of the Church of England's #ChristmasMeans Twitter campaign. Church congregations and clergy are being encouraged to get out their smartphones to let the Twittersphere know…