SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Lucas Hollweg
December 20, 2018
“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” With those words from Isaiah (9:2) we proceed through Advent and towards the great light of the feast of the Nativity of the Incarnate Word – or, as we know it, Christmas.
September 22, 2018
The regime has a record of breaking promises and disregarding agreements.
September 20, 2018
Amid new rumours of a deal with the Holy See, persecution of Christians is at its highest level since the Cultural Revolution
September 20, 2018
Amid new rumours of a deal with the Holy See, persecution of Christians is at its highest level since the Cultural Revolution Reports emerged last week that a long-awaited deal between China and the Holy See is imminent. Whatever the merits or disadvantages of any deal, it could hardly come at a more awkward time.
September 06, 2018
The world must act to protect this largely Christian minority. Its suffering has been ignored for too long
September 06, 2018
A new report condemns the mistreatment of a largely Christian minority While the world watched – but failed to prevent – the genocide of Burma’s Muslim Rohingyas, further crimes against humanity have been perpetrated elsewhere in the country, away from the international spotlight. Burma’s generals have intensified their assault against the predominantly Christian Kachin, as
August 27, 2018
They face an uncertain future, but their response to recent terror attacks was inspiring
August 23, 2018
In the wake of terror attacks, the future for Catholics is anything but certain Almost three months after suicide bombers attacked three churches in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, I stood at the very spot where the first bomb exploded. At 7.15am on Sunday, May 13, two teenage boys drove at high speed through a