SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
September 01, 2021
As regulations are relaxed, congregations ought to be in fine voice
August 31, 2021
Today’s key Catholic schools attract diverse, multi-faith students who benefit from a principled way of learning. By Sophia Waugh
August 31, 2021
Pope Francis has advanced the cause for sainthood of a young mother who sacrificed her own life to save her unborn child. The Pontiff recognised the “heroic virtues” of Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin, who died from cancer in 1995 at the age of 26 years after she refused chemotherapy for herself so her unborn son,
August 31, 2021
Washington D.C., Aug 30, 2021 / 16:10 pm Pro-abortion groups are asking the Supreme Court to block Texas’ law that would allow private citizens to sue abortion providers for illegal abortions. The law bans most abortions in the state after the detection of a fetal heartbeat – as early as five weeks into pregnancy On Monday,
August 30, 2021
Two choice cuts this month in honour of St Cornelius, the patron saint of cattle
August 30, 2021
September’s soft golden hues cast the most interesting shadows as the garden gets its edges back in the autumn
August 30, 2021
Ampleforth College’s new headmaster Robin Dyer is laying a solid foundation for the future at the ‘Catholic Eton’. By Olenka Hamilton
August 30, 2021
Nottingham, England, Aug 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm A university in England has refused to recognize a Catholic priest as a chaplain over comments that he posted on social media. The University of Nottingham, in central England, confirmed on Aug. 25 that it had declined to give official recognition to Fr. David Palmer, a priest
August 30, 2021
Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2021 / 00:00 am Despite ongoing rumors, there is no confirmation that Pope Francis is drafting a document that defines the role and tasks of a Pope Emeritus. Nor are there any signs that Pope Francis may soon give up the Petrine ministry, as Benedict XVI did before him. Yet, some
August 29, 2021
The internal debate about the Latin Mass has little effect on the Church’s outreach and is unlikely to reverse the decline of Catholicism in the West
August 29, 2021
Pope Francis – and indeed Pope Benedict – made a point of being vaccinated publicly; Pope Francis has from the outset expressly supported the programme. Recently he took part in a video to encourage people to become vaccinated: “Getting the vaccines that are authorised by the respective authorities is an act of love,” he said.
August 29, 2021
The Roman Lectionary derives from a similar, cyclical Jewish rite. It is a perpetual reminder of how the life of Christ fulfils the promise God made to Israel
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