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Fifty Catholic Churches To See Before You Die

Catholic churches are among the great architectural treasures of England and Wales yet hardly known and rarely explored. This beautifully illustrated guide opens up a hidden heritage with its survey of 50 of the finest Catholic churches. Each entry includes other fascinating buildings in the area that are worth a detour . There are Gothic Revival churches, neo-Classical, Byzantine, English Arts-and-Crafts and Modernist as well as a few built prior to the Reformation. Read More

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Heavenly Embroidery

A gift of art prints by A.W.N. Pugin to the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus in Aachen (Aix-La-Chapelle) led to the unexpected rise of the Congregation's embroidery workroom. Founded in 1844 by Clara Fey, who was beatified in 2018, the sisters were devoted to the education and care of disadvantaged children. Exiled from Germany under Bismarck's 'Kulturkampf', the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus then established twelve houses elsewhere. Read More

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The Eastern Catholic Churches – A Short Introduction

Many Christians throughout Eastern Europe and the Middle East – including in Ukraine – are members of Eastern Catholic Churches. For more than a century, popes have stressed the need for Roman Catholics to learn more about the Eastern Catholic Churches – a call that has been often repeated following Vatican II. This concise and readable book, by ACN's Dr John Newton, provides Roman Catholics with a much-needed introduction to their eastern brothers and sisters who are one with us in Faith. Read More

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With Christ in His Passion – Elizabeth Prout

Born into a working class family in Shrewsbury in 1820, she dedicated her life to the service of the poor, working in the slums of Manchester. She set up schools for children and homes for destitute mothers and helped refugees from the Irish potato famine. On 21 January 2021, Pope Francis declared Elizabeth Prout to be Venerable. Read More

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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Lord David Alton and Rob Chidley present a practical and compassionate picture of secretive North Korea and it's long and recently tragic history. Read More

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Doves In Crimson Fields

Christianity has been firmly established in Iraq for nearly two thousand years. But from the fourth century to the present day Christians in Iraq have faced periods of terrible persecution. Read More

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