Faith Matters

A wide-ranging discussion entitled 'The Crisis in Syria - What Next?' took place at the latest Faith Matters Question Time at Farm Street, Mayfair on 28 June.The panel consisted of journalist Melanie McDonagh who writes for the Evening Standard and the Tablet; Revd Nadim Nassar, the only Syrian priest in the Church of England, and director of the Awareness Foundation; John Pontifex, Head of Press at Aid to the Church in Need, who has visited Syria and Iraq many times, and Fr Martin Newell, CP,...
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Faith Matters: Lent 2017‘Faces of Mercy’Fr Geoffrey Wheaton SJ gives one of the Diocese of Wesminster's Faith matters Lenten series of talks on the faces of mercy.7th Mar’17, ‘When I was in prison…’ by Mgr. Roger Reader, Prison Adviser, Catholic Bishop’s Conference14th Mar’17, ‘When I was a sick…’ by Fr Peter-Michael Scott, The Cardinal’s Advisor for Healthcare Chaplaincy21th Mar’17, ‘When I was a stranger...
As a supplement to the Faith Matters talks series at Westminster Cathedral/ Vaughan House we continue to host what are becoming very popular regular panel discussions on matters of faith and life, bringing together Catholics and others from different walks of life and inviting them to respond to questions from the audience. The next Faith Matters Question Time will be on June 7th on the important topic:‘Europe: in or out? A Christian Response?'The Revd Lucy Winkett will be guest...
How should Christians respond to Climate Change?all are welcome to this informative panel discussion on how we might respond to this important issue.Panel:Chris Bain - Director of CAFODBaroness Liddell of CoatdykeLama Gelongma Zangmo - Tibetan Buddhist Meditiation centre for World Peace and HealthChair:Fr Dominic Robinson SJ - Superior of Mount St Jesuit CommunityTo reserve your place please follow this link
With just two days to go before the General Election, a special Faith Matters Question Time will ask: What's Religion got to do with it?The panellists will be Alex Macqueen (actor, The Thick Of It); Dr Laura Keynes (author and journalist, Catholic Voices and 'Conservative Woman' blogger); Revd Lucy Winkett (Rector, St James' Church, Piccadilly) and Baron (Maurice) Glasman (Blue Labour, Stamford Hill).The lively debate will provide the opportunity to hear the views of four scintillating speakers...
As we approach Holy Week and Easter, our thoughts once again are naturally turned towards that part of the world where the great events of our Christian faith took place: the Holy Land.  The lands of the Bible.  And as we hear the story of Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, his death and resurrection, we cannot but be conscious of the human tragedies being played out today in the region.  A region torn apart by conflict and war, the evil of terrorism, and so also a new exodus of...
The latest Faith Matters Question Time took place at Farm Street in London last night. A panel of four debated whether religion should be part of education in the latest discussion organised by the Mount Street Jesuit Centre and the Agency for Evangelisation.The debate chaired by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ included Jonathan Bartley, the Founding Director of Ekklesia, the Christian Political Think Tank. His own experience of trying to find a place for his son in a faith school has led him to...
Farm Street Church hall in Mayfair, central London was packed for the first Faith Matters Question Time session, which considered Pope Francis' vision for the Church and what it means for the world. The panel was comprised of Labour peer Baron Maurice Glasman; Julian Coman, assistant editor of The Observer; Lib-Dem MP Sarah Teather and Catholic poet Sarah de Nordwall. They discussed topics including the Prayer Encounter at the Vatican when the Israeli and Palestinian leaders prayed with the...
The first Faith Matters Question Time will take place at Farm Street Church Hall in central London this Wednesday (4 June 2014). It will be an opportunity for members of the public to hear an invited panel engage in debate and answer questions on matters of faith and life today. The topic for the first Faith Matters Question Time will be Pope Francis’ Vision for the Catholic Church – what does it mean for us? and the speakers will be:Baron (Maurice) Glasman, an English academic...
The first Faith Matters Question Time will take place at Farm Street Church Hall in central London on Wednesday 4 June 2014. It will be an opportunity for members of the public to hear an invited panel engage in debate and answer questions on matters of faith and life today. The topic will be Pope Francis’ Vision for the Catholic Church – what do we think of it? and the speakers will be: Lord Glasman of Stamford Hill who is a senior lecturer in Political Theory at...

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