NJPN Column in the Catholic Universe: Paul Southgate – Energised or Paralysed?

Pope Francis proposed a striking image of Church: “I see the church as a field hospital after battle.” What the Church needs most today, he says, is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity.


This is the very quality Covid has denied us. We have been isolated, socially distanced, locked down, furloughed, un-hugged and un-plugged.


Paul Southgate – Energised or Paralysed