SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
January 28, 2021
Poland’s constitutional court published on Wednesday the rationale for its declaration that abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional three months after it made the ruling.
January 28, 2021
A new poll has found that 76% of Americans favour significant restrictions on abortion. The survey, commissioned by the fraternal order the Knights of Columbus, was carried out by The Marist Poll.
January 28, 2021
We who have acquired and still retain the ability to navigate this physical world have a duty to protect the infirm elderly, as well as the unformed young, from bodily harm and dangers that could lead to their premature death. The ancient woman stroking her doll remains as human as she was as a charming toddler, as worthy of our care now that she is dying as she was when she had her life ahead of her. But we tend to forget that, especially when we see them in the groaning waystation to the grave.
January 27, 2021
“Remembering also means being careful,” said Pope Francis on Wednesday, “because these things could happen again, beginning with ideological proposals intended to save a people and ending by destroying a people and humanity.”
January 27, 2021
Addressing the Home of Commons, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed the latest plans for Covid restrictions.
January 27, 2021
Following the publication of the report into mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland, the Primate of All Ireland says he is "truly sorry" and asks for "the forgiveness of survivors".
January 27, 2021
As Covid deaths rise above 100,000 in the UK, Cardinal Vincent Nichols offers his prayers for the dead and grieving.
January 27, 2021
Tucked away behind Hereford Cathedral, Lois Letts fell in love with the dusty archdeacon’s house. She explains her restore-a-wreck affair with her future ecclesiastical home.
January 26, 2021
Northern Ireland's ruling Executive in Stormont have ordered an independent investigation in to Northern Ireland's mother and baby homes, following the publication of a report today.
January 26, 2021
The accusations against the 89-year-old Bishop Hart involved 11 victims who were boys at the time of the alleged crimes, and one girl. “These findings do not equate to innocence,” A statement from the diocese of Cheyenne said, “rather, a high burden of proof has not been met.”
January 26, 2021
The Select Committee report also urges the government to bring private lenders on board with the debt suspension scheme and calls on the government to consider debt-cancellation options for low- and middle-income countries.
January 26, 2021
Edward Davies visits the Anabaptist community in East Sussex that puts people at the heart of economy