Our annual series of carols continues from today until the last of the twelve days of Christmas.
Posts Tagged: Christianity
The first in our annual series of Christmas carols. “What can I give Him, poor as I am?/ If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb.”
It is essential for good relationships and good choices. It enables us to explore together what it is to be human.
James Somerville-Meikle: Religious services are essential for many people; the Government must not stop them again.
Furthermore, there have been huge efforts at places of worship to stop the spread of the virus.
Iain Dale: Trump is displaying all the signs of believing his own lies. And he is undermining democracy itself.
The fact, however, that he has won five million more votes than he did in 2016 does tell us that we cannot write him off as an aberration.
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
Matt Kilcoyne: An unholy alliance is frustrating our freedom to shop on Sunday. Johnson should take it on.
The existing rules are inconsistent and hypocritical. They do not reflect a 24/7 economy, where people can purchase online and receive deliveries any time.
Samuel Williams: Taking the knee is an expression of evolution – of showing compassion, even if it comes at a cost to ourselves
But these demonstrations, which cannot uphold social distancing, will have a catastrophic impact on our collective fight against the virus.
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
Its bishops’ latest attack on Cummings will do nothing to enamour the electorate.
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
“Christ, our Paschal Lamb, has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore, let us keep the feast by sharing the unleavened bread of uprightness and truth, alleluia.”
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death…as well our Saviour has destroyed.”