January 10, 2019 - Page 2 of 4 - Catholic Herald

January 10, 2019

How a shy poet became a Victorian muse

Today we know Christina Rossetti for two well-loved carols, In the Bleak Midwinter and Love Came Down at Christmas. In her lifetime (1830-1894) she...

World news

Fort Collins, Colorado Priest gives $1 million to university A 77-year-old priest is donating nearly $1 million (£788,000) to fund a professor of theology...

Week in review

The big story of the past seven days ✣ Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign What happened? Greg Burke, the director of the Vatican...

Why I take issue with Taki

Let me do something that Panagiotis “Taki” Theodoracopulos can’t be expected to do, at least not graciously: namely, acknowledge his lapses, both factual and...

The Word this week

The Baptism of the Lord Is 42:1-4 & 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16 & 21-22 (Year C) “Now, while Jesus after his own baptism...

Can the natural law tradition be revived?

The Architecture of Law: Rebuilding Law in the Classical Tradition By Brian McCall University of Notre Dame Press, 560pp, £55/$70 Oliver Wendell Holmes’s famous...

A fascinating book undermined by sleaze

Written in History: Letters that Changed the World By Simon Sebag-Montefiore, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 272pp, £14.99/$20 A title such as this places a certain...