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Topic: Bible

The Ordinariate’s first monastery was erected on New Year’s Day: now, the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary should have the prayers and support of us all

This was a historic event not just for the Ordinariate but for the English Catholic Church as a whole: Catholics should give them financial help

Catholics today could see the birth of a new model of Church

The shedding of institutional structures and the diminishing number of priests could, in fact, be liberating

Christianity, like Shakespeare, never goes out of date

Unlike the pseudo-scripture of our age, the texts are timeless

Vatican cardinal urges priests to spice up ‘dull, irrelevant’ sermons

Cardinal Ravasi says priests should use dramatic stories and imagery from the Bible to add colour to their homilies

Our current ignorance of the Scriptures is a terrible loss to our culture

Knowledge of the Bible gave Anglo-Saxon poetry its resonance and depth

My heart sank when I heard the Pope’s holiday reading advice

I’m not sure I can sit on the beach, surrounded by grandchildren, and read the Book of Job

My scripture suggestions for Cameron, Clegg and Miliband

Three books in particular spring to mind

Debate: Which parts of the Bible are best for summer reading?

The Pope’s advice is to dip into the Book of Tobit, the Book of Esther or the Song of Songs. What would Herald readers suggest?

Pope recommends reading Bible during summer

During his general audience Benedict XVI recommends reading a book from the Bible in the summer

Pope insists that Bible’s truth is found in its totality

Benedict XVI makes comment in message to Pontifical Biblical Commission