"The following August, Sherwin arrived in Rome, where the English hospice was in the process of becoming the English College – though the Bull of foundation was not issued until May 1579, and only received in December 1580....plus c'est la même chose?
During this period there were disputes between the Welsh and the English elements within the college, the former advocating a passive attitude towards events in England, while the latter (of whom Sherwin became a leader) argued for immediate missionary activity. "
Friday, 3 December 2010
Plus ça change...
From the Catholic Herald's article on the unjustly neglected St Ralph Sherwin here