July 28, 2016 - Page 4 of 5 - Catholic Herald

July 28, 2016

An old-school patriot pins down Englishness

English Voices by Ferdinand Mount, Simon and Schuster, £25 What makes England English? In his introduction to this collection of reviews of biographies and anthologies...

A tragic chorus for a dying empire

Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, Fitzcarraldo, £12 The author, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, brings together in this hefty volume...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Surprises for a cardinal Cardinal Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy “has had its wings clipped in recent weeks”, wrote...

Film: A misanthrope joins an idealistic commune

Director Thomas Vinterberg’s most compelling works – Festen and the Oscar-nominated The Hunt – deal with fractured communities turning against an individual, with surprising...

Comments of the Week

Now that’s what I call a proper pilgrimage SIR – If Jonathan Wright (Feature, July 22) is seeking a real penitential pilgrimage with no...

A great man’s gift

It is arguably thanks to one man that up to two million youngsters will gather in a field outside Kraków on Sunday for the...

Suicide and mental health

As young boy, I longed to be a professional athlete. But soon I had to accept the unwelcome fact that I simply wasn’t gifted...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Clinton picks Catholic running mate What happened? Hillary Clinton has named a Catholic as her running mate in the American presidential race. Tim Kaine...

An old-school patriot pins down Englishness

English Voices by Ferdinand Mount, Simon and Schuster, £25 What makes England English? In his introduction to this collection of reviews of biographies and anthologies...

A tragic chorus for a dying empire

Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, Fitzcarraldo, £12 The author, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, brings together in this hefty volume...

The best of the Catholic blogosphere

✣ Highlights from the week online Surprises for a cardinal Cardinal Pell’s Secretariat for the Economy “has had its wings clipped in recent weeks”, wrote...

Film: A misanthrope joins an idealistic commune

Director Thomas Vinterberg’s most compelling works – Festen and the Oscar-nominated The Hunt – deal with fractured communities turning against an individual, with surprising...

Comments of the Week

Now that’s what I call a proper pilgrimage SIR – If Jonathan Wright (Feature, July 22) is seeking a real penitential pilgrimage with no...

A great man’s gift

It is arguably thanks to one man that up to two million youngsters will gather in a field outside Kraków on Sunday for the...

Suicide and mental health

As young boy, I longed to be a professional athlete. But soon I had to accept the unwelcome fact that I simply wasn’t gifted...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ Clinton picks Catholic running mate What happened? Hillary Clinton has named a Catholic as her running mate in the American presidential race. Tim Kaine...