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July 27, 2017

Lectio Divina

The Final Harvest 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mt 13:44-52 44 “The Kingdom of Heaven is like this. A man happens to find a...

Word this week

The 17th Sunday of the Year 1 Kgs 3:5 & 7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52 (Year A) The parables of the hidden treasure, the...

Omnium Gatherum

I have occasionally quipped that when I am made pope We shall take the name Clement XIV Ganganelli. Yes, there was already a Clement...

Briefly noted

The Light Shines On in the Darkness by Robert Spitzer SJ (Ignatius Press, £15). Spitzer’s book is devoted to exploring the question believers have...

The sickly saint with a soul of steel

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, SJ by Silas Henderson, Ignatius Press, £12 Aloysius Gonzaga’s father was not best pleased when his teenage son announced that he...

Human rights law is not a foreign import

Liberty Intact by Michael Tugendhat, Oxford, £50 An unforeseen consequence of the 1998 Human Rights Act, which brought the European Convention on Human Rights...

Theatre: Kids Company faces the music

The full title of Committee, the verbatim musical at Donmar Warehouse, is The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Takes Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s...

Comments of the week

When penance was performed in public SIR – Like most Catholics, I’ve always believed that what takes place in the confessional is strictly between...