SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
January 14, 2021
Lisa Montgomery’s execution was not justice. It did not make the world better, restore it to order, or net off the debt of sin.
January 14, 2021
Father Flavie Villanueva, the anti-drug war priest from Manila has been charged with a plot to oust President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
January 14, 2021
Three activists are on trial for ‘desecration’ and ‘offending religious sentiment in Poland
January 13, 2021
As the torch passes to the second Irish Catholic president, how do Joe Biden and JFK compare, asks Damian Collins
January 13, 2021
Led by an English priest, Msgr. Richard Barry-Doyle, one initiative in particular raised awareness, funds and eyebrows throughout the United States. Msgr. Barry-Doyle’s “Call of the East” packed music halls and theaters. Later incorporated in Pennsylvania as The Catholic Near East Welfare Association, the new outfit sought to raise funds to help address the many needs of the endangered Eastern churches and the people they served.
January 13, 2021
According to Australia's financial watchdog, the error was due to a 'computing code error'
January 13, 2021
As the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation publishes its final report, the Bishop of Meath calls for 'abject apology' from Church to the survivors of the institutions that it ran
January 13, 2021
Catholic bishops urge the Dominican Congress to respect the right to life, as they debate the decriminalisation of abortion
January 13, 2021
Canon Thomas White of St Alphonsus Church, Glasgow, has started a crowdfunding campaign to take Nicola Sturgeon's government to court over its decision to close places of worship
January 13, 2021
Lawyers and other advocates had long argued mitigating circumstances for Montgomery, including severe mental illness and a lifetime of suffering that included horrendous sexual abuse and torture that began when Montgomery was a small child, and lasted for years, should make Montgomery ineligible for the death penalty.
January 13, 2021
At the funeral of the Most Revd. Gregory Ochiaga, Emeritus Bishop of Orlu Diocese, who died on 29th December, Archbishop Augustine Akubeze called on the government to heed the calls of religious leaders
January 13, 2021
Having known Cardinal Pell since 1967, the author George Weigel introduces his friend’s candid Prison Journal