Ruth Gledhill, Times Online:
Wonderful valedictory lecture by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor at Westminster Cathedral tonight. He delivered such a superb history of Roman Catholicism in Britain since the Restoration of the Hierarchy, and such a brilliant analysis of the issues facing all religious believers not just Catholics in secular society that it merits reproducing in full below. ‘Don’t give in to pessimism,’ was his fundamental message, in the face of the threat to religious freedom by the secular agenda.
Click here to read the full lecture at Ruth Gledhill – Times Online – WBLG: Cardinal ‘could become Peer’