Gerard Russell, Author at Catholic Herald

Gerard Russell

Iraq: A bishop in Babylon

Few prelates have as much to worry about as Cardinal-designate Louis Sako The Patriarch of Babylon, Louis Raphael Sako, will come to Rome on...

Syria: Grim choices

Why Syria’s Christians support the ‘Gas Killing Animal’ Assad by Gerard Russell Among those condemning the American-French-British strikes on Bashar al-Assad’s forces this past...

A riddle in Riyadh

Most news about Christians in the Middle East these days is gloomy. The Christian presence in Iraq is a fraction of what it was...

Egypt’s long Good Friday

Pope Francis will be going to Egypt at Eastertide, but for the Christians of that country it will still be one long Good Friday....

No one is safe any more

ISIS-style extremists are not new: they are indeed a more obvious part of human history than Western-style liberals. They are, however, newly powerful. Take...

It’s Ronald Knox’s turn for a revival

Ronald Knox Ed by Francesca Bugliani Knox, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, £48 Mgr Ronald Knox (1888-1957) is finally getting the revival he deserves....

Iraq: A bishop in Babylon

Few prelates have as much to worry about as Cardinal-designate Louis Sako The Patriarch of Babylon, Louis Raphael Sako, will come to Rome on...

Syria: Grim choices

Why Syria’s Christians support the ‘Gas Killing Animal’ Assad by Gerard Russell Among those condemning the American-French-British strikes on Bashar al-Assad’s forces this past...

A riddle in Riyadh

Most news about Christians in the Middle East these days is gloomy. The Christian presence in Iraq is a fraction of what it was...

Egypt’s long Good Friday

Pope Francis will be going to Egypt at Eastertide, but for the Christians of that country it will still be one long Good Friday....

No one is safe any more

ISIS-style extremists are not new: they are indeed a more obvious part of human history than Western-style liberals. They are, however, newly powerful. Take...

It’s Ronald Knox’s turn for a revival

Ronald Knox Ed by Francesca Bugliani Knox, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, £48 Mgr Ronald Knox (1888-1957) is finally getting the revival he deserves....