Pentecost Golden Jubilee of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral; Funeral of Edge Hill’s former Vicar, Alan Godson; Arab Hope Maker Award to Cairo’s Mama Maggie; General Election June 8th 2017 – Election Notebook – recalling earlier contests.Parliamentary Questions raised by David Alton.

Pentecost and a Golden Jubilee The eve of Pentecost was the perfect time to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Liverpool’s Cathedral of Christ the King. The Cathedral choirs began the wonderful evening of celebration...

Defence of Western Values and Civilization in 2017

Western civilization has entered a dangerous period of disarray. It is weakened internally by overindulgence and self-doubt, and besieged by forces hostile to its bedrock values of liberty and tolerance. The West can reverse the decline, though, by resolutely...

Tolkien: Faith and Fiction – Liverpool Hope University Lecture marking the fiftieth anniversary of J.R.R.Tolkien’s involvement in the translation of the Jerusalem Bible and the link between his faith and his fiction. Accompanying presentation slides and full text may be viewed here.

Tolkien: Faith and Fiction click here to view the power point presentation which accompanies the following lecture: faith-in-the-work-of-tolkien - view full powerpoint presentation accompanying the lecture tolkien-faith-and-fiction-liverpool-2016 Text  Liverpool Hope...

Archive – indexed miscellaneous articles and columns

Miscellaneous archived columns on the following subjects: Abortion and the right to know Paying a price for courage Politicians and how they vote on ethical issues 30 years of abortion in the UK Abortion and the possible link with breast cancer Joanna Jepson’s fight...

Roscoe Lectures – Forthcoming Lectures June 2014

The 120th Roscoe Lecture will take place in Liverpool on Monday June 9th. It will be delivered by the Mexican Ambassador.   As part of series of encounters with Ambassadors accredited to the Court of St.James we will be staging some “Meet the Ambassadors” Roscoe...

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated While Minorities are Targeted – Christians forced to special pay taxes to militant Islamist group: "Today in Raqqa and tomorrow in Rome" – 75 year-old-Jesuit murdered in Homs

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated while Minorities are Targeted ACN News: Friday, 11th April 2014 – UK/INTERNATIONAL With pictures of Lord Alton of Liverpool at the Aid to the Church in Need Lenten vigil service for the Suffering Church in Syria, at the Immaculate...

Syria’s Suffering Continues Unabated While Minorities are Targeted – Christians forced to special pay taxes to militant Islamist group: “Today in Raqqa and tomorrow in Rome” – 75 year-old-Jesuit murdered in Homs

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated while Minorities are Targeted ACN News: Friday, 11th April 2014 – UK/INTERNATIONAL With pictures of Lord Alton of Liverpool at the Aid to the Church in Need Lenten vigil service for the Suffering Church in Syria, at the Immaculate...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

Home Office estimates that Hong Kongers coming to UK could generate £6bn in tax revenues. Lord Skidelsky suggests that a vibrant new city harnessing Hong Kong skills and drive could be created in the North and Education Ministers are asked to ensure that educational opportunities are put in place.

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Hong Kongers coming to the UK could generate £6bn in tax revenues. The Telegraph report suggests that eligible Hong Kong residents looking to escape Chinese state repression can sidestep tests that other migrants will face from...