The countries Britons leave the UK for - and why

The countries Britons leave the UK for - and why

Patrick Scott - Daily Telegraph - Articles

News headlines in the UK are often focused on the number of foreign citizens moving to the UK from abroad, with those going the other way getting less attention. Emigration figures show that although the number of British citizens moving abroad has slowed slightly, there were still 121,000 people choosing to up-sticks in the year to September 2018. 

 

Commentaries to the Feast of Corpus Christi – Year C

Commentaries to the Feast of Corpus Christi – Year C

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Homilies

Jesus did not leave us a statue, a photograph, a relic. He wanted to continue to be present among his disciples as nourishment. The food is not placed on the table to be contemplated but to be consumed. Christians who go to Mass, but not receive Holy Communion, should be aware that they are not participating fully in the Eucharistic celebration.

Lessons can be learned from Aeta people's organic mangoes

Lessons can be learned from Aeta people's organic mangoes

Father Shay Cullen, Manila - UCAN - Activities

Fair Trade is a boon for indigenous Philippine people and for those who consume the fruits of nature and their labor. Buying the produce of the hard work of the poor for higher fair trade prices is one way to support them and reduce poverty. They struggle to survive in their remote villages without electricity, roads or nearby schools. There are few social services or government assistance to help them make a life of dignity for themselves and their children.

‘Our hope lies in Jesus Christ’

‘Our hope lies in Jesus Christ’

Blanche Girouard - The Tablet - Priests

In the fifth in our series lifting the lid on the experience of being a priest today, a young Pole who is priest-in-charge of a parish in the Scottish Highlands reflects on the joy of serving in a Church that is being stripped of its wealth and prestige.

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