From Shadow and Images Into Truth

As part of the celebration of LGBT history month, we’re using cemeteries as a starting point to talk about historical people who have links to being LGBT. Today we examine the question mark that lingers over Cardinal Henry Newman. In 2008 Newman was venerated under direct orders from the Congregation of Saints. For this, they […]

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Amongst the Stones of Leytonstone

Multiple stone eyes gazed heavenward as myself and Paul entered a mass of marble in Leytonstone, East London. The second part of a day trip which had firstly taken us to Chingford Mount, we decided to explore this vast, crowded expanse of weathered, wonky crosses and angels. St Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery opened in 1868 in response to […]

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