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Pew survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in ‘Real Presence’

by Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service in The National Catholic Reporter, 8 August 2019 WASHINGTON — A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ. The…

Let the bishops take on Boris: or are they ‘clerical fossils’?

By Andrew Pierce in THE TABLET, 24 July 2019 One enduring public image of Theresa May’s premiership will be her faded smile for photographers as she arrived at St Mary’s church in her Maidenhead constituency. The vicar’s daughter has never made any secret of her  Christian faith. “I am a practising member of the Church…