The Final Word

I believe in the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting

Monday 25 November 2013

ACCORDING to St Mark’s account, Jesus came proclaiming the Gospel that ‘the Kingdom of God is coming near’ (Mark 1:15). For this reason, he called every human person to believe this good news, and to repent of their rebellion against God so that all might enjoy the coming reign of God.

I believe in the forgiveness of sins

Thursday 14 November 2013

AT THE beginning of the Apostles’ Creed, we confess: ‘I believe in God, the Father almighty.' In an earlier column we asked the question: ‘What does it mean that God is “almighty”?’ We might think that the answer lies in his power to create and sustain the world, or to work miracles or perhaps to bring about the conversion of hearts.

I believe in the Holy Catholic Church, the Communion of Saints

Monday 14 October 2013

WHEN Cardinal Leon-Joseph Suenens stood up to speak at the opening session of the Second Vatican Council on 4 December 1962, he is reported to have said that the council must answer two questions: ‘Church, what do you say of yourself?’ and ‘Church, what do you have to say to the world?’

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