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Out of the question

Out of the Question

A priest who regularly presides at requiem masses recently said that a requiem was not appropriate in relation to a dead baby. Why?

Nature miracles in their context

Out of the question: How can a Christian explain the occurrence of walking on water?

Out of the question

How can a Christian explain the occurrence of walking on water?

Out of the question

Out of the question: Why do High Anglicans now seem to neglect the feasts of the Holy Family, Sacred Heart, and Precious Blood?

Future consecrations

Out of the question: It has been customary for Orthodox bishops to be invited to participate in the consecration of Church of England bishops. Will this be appropriate when female bishops come to be consecrated?

Hope of resurrection

Out of the question: "Hope of resurrection"? I thought it was a certainty? 

Out of the Question

Out of the question: "Turning water into wine" is often a pub joke. How does a Christian respond with a clear explanation? 

Out of the question

Out of the question

Our readers answer a question about a print depicting soldiers 

God the Father, God the Son . . .

Our readers discuss: "How can God be Jesus's Father and Jesus be God's Son if God and Jesus are the same person?"

No confession and absolution?

Out of the question: At an Ascension Day service there was no confession and no absolution. When I questioned the priest, saying that I did not think the service was valid, he simply said "Oh." I then said: "Does that not concern you?" and he replied "No." Am I correct in my assumption?

Anglican and Nonconformist?

Out of the question:  A friend is a communicant member of the C of E on weekdays but a Nonconformist on Sundays. Is this unusual? Would anyone comment?

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When the nation needs a shared sense of sacrifice

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Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 16:45
RT @CT100Books: @churchtimes in 1942 compared The Man Born to Be King with the Passion Play at Oberammergau. ' #CT100

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@churchtimes on Lux Mundi, 1890: 'It is an extreme unhappiness that this book should have been written, prefaced, edited, published.' #CT100