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Well beyond belief?

You don’t mess with Holywell’s saint, says David Wilbourne

St Winefride, Her Holy Well and the Jesuit Mission c.660-1930
T. W. Pritchard

Bridge Books £20 plus £5 p. & p.*
(978-1-84494-060-8)

IN SEVENTH-CENTURY North Wales, Prince Caradog decapitated Winefride for spurning his amorous attentions. A healing spring burst forth where her godly head landed, its miraculous stones henceforth flecked red with her virgin blood, its fragrant moss a balm. Two lives of Winefride were published in ...

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Ebola virus: ‘impact is still real’

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Sierra Leone is officially free of the Ebola virus, but the devastation caused by the disease has left lasting scars. Molly Hodson visited the country to see how it is coping  Subscribe to read more

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It's both hands together

Christianity needs political visibility on both Left and Right if it is to remain untainted by partisan associations, says Nick Spencer  Subscribe to read more

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