SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
December 04, 2020
George Cardinal Pell delivered remarks via video link to participants in the Global Foundation’s Rome Roundtable, which took place November 16th-17th.
December 04, 2020
“An American voice came on the phone. ‘Hi, this is Meghan Markle. Want to play at my wedding?’” The call from Kensington Palace was for the 19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, and it led to the moment on May 19 2018 when he would play at Harry and Meghan’s wedding. After he got the call, he
December 04, 2020
Paul Moore, who has died aged 61, was known by his colleagues at the bank HBOS as the “mad monk”. It was a reference to his Catholicism, but also to his outspokenness on matters of principle – an outspokenness which was vindicated when he became one of the most important financial whistleblowers of modern times.
December 04, 2020
After a ceasefire in November, scores Armenian churches could become part of predominantly Muslim Azerbaijan.
December 04, 2020
Before this year, only 8-10% of the 700,000 people who identify as Catholic in the Brisbane area went to church on Sundays.
December 04, 2020
Several new installations are reportedly planned this year.
December 03, 2020
The ambulance carried the medical supplies to Torvaianica, about 45 miles south of the Rome city center.
December 03, 2020
Creditors see the October bankruptcy filing as an attempt to halt hundreds of lawsuits from victims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy.
December 03, 2020
Similar increases in enrollment for Catholic schools have been seen throughout the country as parents seek in-person learning for their children.
December 03, 2020
A total of 110 countries, including The European Union, Japan, the United Kingdom, and China have already joined the coalition.
December 03, 2020
Washington, D.C. — A new coalition seeks to promote the rights of hospital patients to have “reasonable” access to family and clergy during the pandemic. The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force is a project of the Christ Medicus Foundation, the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), the Terri Schiavo Life and Hope Network, and other
December 03, 2020
Three Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including a Catholic university student, were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for participating in illegal protests. Democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam were sentenced to 13.5 months, 10 months, and 7 months, respectively, in prison. They had each pled guilty last month to taking part in an