Catholic periodical published monthly in England during the latter half of the 19th century as a medium for discussions on Church matters concerning which many Englishmen were misinformed.
Technical theology was avoided, but difficulties arose when the articles supported a liberal political policy which Church authorities considered compromising.
In 1862 pressure from this quarter, as well as financial difficulties, caused it to cease.
It appeared later as a quarterly, under the title The Home and Foreign Review, but ceased publication in 1864.
Cardinal Newman was an editor for a short time in 1859 in an attempt to change the tone of the paper, but was unsuccessful.
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