FCO 30/1048

When will it be admitted that the political class have sold their people down the river? Leading politicians from Labour to Conservative have conspired to give away national sovereignty to a foreign power. All this is documented in the FCO paper 30/1048. Leading Civil Servants knew in 1971 that they were to administer upon the…

Exalted Fortitude

  A book review of ‘The Lives And Times of The Forty Martyrs of England And Wales‘ by Malcolm Pullan. This is a remarkable and inspiring book. Scores of moving accounts which bear witness to the eternal Truth of The Roman Catholic Faith in the face of relentless State persecution and tyranny. Christian martyrdom began…

The Virgin Mary

I sat at a table in a garden sipping a glass of whisky. It was a sunny afternoon with only the occasional wisp of cloud overhead. The conversation with someone I knew well was about to take an unexpected turn. At this time I was completely unaware this was a Roman Catholic feast day for…

Strata Florida

  On a recent visit to Ceredigion in Wales I took these pictures of some abbey ruins known as Strata Florida. This former Cistercian abbey was founded in the 12th century. In 1539 the abbey was ransacked and dissolved by those acting on behalf of King Henry VIII. This is one example of hundreds in…