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16 April 2014

The history of the People of God as told in the Old Testament is a sequence of stumbles. As the Children of Israel slowly fused into the Jewish nation, they repeatedly fell short of the fidelity to the one God that Moses had committed them to.

16 April 2014

In Ukraine, the crisis is a complex one, but some things are beyond argument. Western intelligence has published clear evidence that tens of thousands of Russian troops and their equipment have been sent to territory bordering Ukraine.

Columnists

16 April 2014

It was apparently Bishop Basil Christopher Butler OSB who coined the term “creeping infallibility”.

16 April 2014

I am not a particularly pious or devout person: passages from Scripture do not tend to replay themselves through my mind on a regular basis, nor do they trip easily off my tongue.

16 April 2014

There are names aplenty, few of them kind, that have been thrown at me as a journalist, but “walkie-talkie” is new. It came my way when I recently met the remarkable Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, who prefers to be called Jane.

16 April 2014

I am just back from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I have never been before and I am still feeling overwhelmed.

16 April 2014

IS THERE anyone still alive who can remember the heyday of the cowslip?