December 2000


December 2000

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Preaching the message boldly
The Editor

Keiran Conry

'The Church needs the media more than the media need the Church. This is the hard lesson, ' writes Kieran Conry, who was for seven years Director of the Catholic Media Office before his recent appointment as Bishop of Arundel and Brighton. Here he explains why the Church has to learn this lesson.

Newman the preacher
Ian Ker

Newman was regarded as a great preacher. Ian Ker, author and editor of twenty books on Newman, teaches at Oxford and is parish priest of SS John Fisher and Thomas More, Burford, Oxon. He reviews a recent edition of Newman's sermon notes and then describes Newman's approach to preaching.