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June 14, 2018

A subversive poet at No 10

I am in love with people I never knew, and one of them is Mary Wilson. The great lady has died at the age...

The new kings of infinite space

The Space Barons by Christian Davenport, Public Affairs, 320pp, £18 On Friday April 13, 2029, according to Nasa’s apocalyptically named Planetary Defense Coordination Office,...

The autism pioneer who betrayed his patients

Asperger’s Children by Edith Sheffer, Norton, 320pp, £20 The historian Michael Burleigh’s book Death and Deliverance, a detailed indictment of the Nazi euthanasia programme,...

Omnium Gatherum

For the 11th Sunday of orderly, Ordinary Time, Holy Church presents for our first major oration a highly sculpted prayer found in the ancient...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week III Sunday, June 17: 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ez 17:22-24; Ps 92; 2 Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 Monday,...

A ceremony of longing

Something I read as a teenager has always stayed with me. A French Carmelite, when asked about her motivation for entering the cloister, replied...

Prize crossword 0546

Cryptic across 3 Simplest hat applied to David? (3,8) 7 Superior sort of slab Bessemer’s produced in… (6) 8 …Sheffield, for instance, and, most...

On being the beloved disciple

The Gospel of John presents us with a very powerful and rather earthy mystical image. As John describes the Last Supper scene he tells...

A subversive poet at No 10

I am in love with people I never knew, and one of them is Mary Wilson. The great lady has died at the age...

The new kings of infinite space

The Space Barons by Christian Davenport, Public Affairs, 320pp, £18 On Friday April 13, 2029, according to Nasa’s apocalyptically named Planetary Defense Coordination Office,...

The autism pioneer who betrayed his patients

Asperger’s Children by Edith Sheffer, Norton, 320pp, £20 The historian Michael Burleigh’s book Death and Deliverance, a detailed indictment of the Nazi euthanasia programme,...

Omnium Gatherum

For the 11th Sunday of orderly, Ordinary Time, Holy Church presents for our first major oration a highly sculpted prayer found in the ancient...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week III Sunday, June 17: 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ez 17:22-24; Ps 92; 2 Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 Monday,...

A ceremony of longing

Something I read as a teenager has always stayed with me. A French Carmelite, when asked about her motivation for entering the cloister, replied...

Prize crossword 0546

Cryptic across 3 Simplest hat applied to David? (3,8) 7 Superior sort of slab Bessemer’s produced in… (6) 8 …Sheffield, for instance, and, most...

On being the beloved disciple

The Gospel of John presents us with a very powerful and rather earthy mystical image. As John describes the Last Supper scene he tells...