Recent queries and comments – 18th November

Including some links to the re-launched web site of the Church of England

Below is a further compilation of “Quick Answers” to questions which have arisen from searches of, or comments during the past couple of weeks, providing links to our blog posts addressing these issues. As before, the topics covered in these occasional posts do not necessarily represent our most-read blogs, but reflects the current interests of readers accessing the site on (mostly) contemporary issues. A surprise entry was Continue reading

Recent queries and comments – 11th November

More answers to queries and comments

Below is a further compilation of “Quick Answers” to questions which have arisen from searches of, or comments during the past couple of weeks, providing links to our blog posts addressing these issues.

As before, the topics covered in these occasional posts do not necessarily represent our most-read blogs, but reflects the current interests of readers accessing the site on (mostly) contemporary issues. Continue reading

Recent queries and comments – 28th October

More answers to queries and comments

Below are further responses to queries and comments that have been made over the past couple of weeks or so; however, they may not provide the answer sought as in a number of cases, the search terms were more cryptic than normal and our response is based on a “best guess” This post also includes some Q&A from Fr Z’s blog, “Clear, straight commentary [from the US] on Catholic issues, liturgy and life by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf”.  Continue reading

Recent queries and comments – 13th October

More answers to queries and comments

Below is a further compilation of “Quick Answers” to questions which have arisen during the past couple of weeks; some concern general issues and others relate to a particular judgment. In addition are links to sources of frequently sought data and similar Q&As on other sites.

In anticipation of future queries, on 4 October 2017 the Office of National Statistics (ONS) issued an important data set: Sexual identity, UK: 2016 Experimental Official Statistics on sexual identity in the UK in 2016 by region, sex, age, marital status, ethnicity and National Statistics Socio-economic Classification; this will no doubt provide answers to a number of questions in this area.

The column labelled “Question” is in most cases the search term that has been used to access information on the site. Whilst we welcome a challenge, it will facilitate a response if the search terms are not too cryptic or cover too broad an area to be addressed in a “Quick Answer”. Likewise, this is not a forum on which to seek our personal opinions.

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Recent queries and comments – 22nd September

More answers to queries and comments

We have made a further compilation of “Quick Answers” to questions which have arisen from searches of, or comments during the past couple of weeks, providing links to our blog posts addressing these issues. This post now includes two sections: one relating to general issues; and one where the questions relate to a particular judgment. As before, the topics covered in these occasional posts do not necessarily represent our most-read blogs, but reflects the current interests of readers accessing the site on (mostly) contemporary issues. Continue reading