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September 15, 2016

Spiritual Books

DoCat, Ignatius Press, £6.99 This book, which is packed with photographs, excerpts from papal encyclicals and quotations from the saints and other thinkers, is...

Word This Week

The 25th Sunday of the Year Am 8:4-7; 1 Tim 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 (year c) ‘No servant can be the slave of two masters:...

How to win an argument about abortion

The Abortion Act 1967 was frankly a disaster. The most emotionally effective argument in its favour was the prevention of illegal abortions (the number...

The Black Dog and the birds

The other day, I heard a sound that was new to me in nature. I was out on an island in the Thames Estuary....

Whose legacy will last longer?

Will the reforms of Pope Francis survive his own pontificate? The summer of 2016 brought much activity on the curial reform front, with the...

The Pope’s pizza obsession

Hidden away in south-west Florida is the extraordinary Catholic town of Ave Maria. Built on the outskirts of the city of Naples, the college...

Oh, for a watering can in Mozambique

Last month I went to Mozambique with the Leprosy Mission. There was much that was heartening compared with my trip to Ethiopia two years...

Spiritual Books

DoCat, Ignatius Press, £6.99 This book, which is packed with photographs, excerpts from papal encyclicals and quotations from the saints and other thinkers, is...

Word This Week

The 25th Sunday of the Year Am 8:4-7; 1 Tim 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 (year c) ‘No servant can be the slave of two masters:...

How to win an argument about abortion

The Abortion Act 1967 was frankly a disaster. The most emotionally effective argument in its favour was the prevention of illegal abortions (the number...

The Black Dog and the birds

The other day, I heard a sound that was new to me in nature. I was out on an island in the Thames Estuary....

Whose legacy will last longer?

Will the reforms of Pope Francis survive his own pontificate? The summer of 2016 brought much activity on the curial reform front, with the...

The Pope’s pizza obsession

Hidden away in south-west Florida is the extraordinary Catholic town of Ave Maria. Built on the outskirts of the city of Naples, the college...

Oh, for a watering can in Mozambique

Last month I went to Mozambique with the Leprosy Mission. There was much that was heartening compared with my trip to Ethiopia two years...