SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Karl Gustel Wärnberg

May 26, 2022
Karl Gustel Warnberg considers the "Philippine way" on the day of the great saint's birthday
May 03, 2022
St Joseph teaches to stand up for workers and care for the poor - both long-standing traditions of the Church
April 15, 2022
We must not despair when God feels distant, writes Karl Gustel Wärnberg
April 05, 2022
The Church’s synodal journey continues. Soon, we will see the results of a worldwide census taken by the Church to get a sense of what the faithful think about the Church today. Where do we see ourselves going as an ecclesial community, we are asked to consider. We are pilgrims on Earth, and the adventure
March 24, 2022
We are still at the beginning of Lent. Many of us will have set up goals to pursue and identified items or interests to abstain from. All of this is an attempt to enter the Lenten spirit, denying ourselves some of our quotidian luxuries and directing our attention to more important pursuits. Perhaps some of
March 07, 2022
Though critics often level the accusation at Catholics, confession is no easy thing
February 14, 2022
A pithy saying indicative of a generation’s view of the American GI’s stationed in Britain during the Second World War accuses the Americans of being ‘overpaid, oversexed, and over here.’ Some variations exist, including ‘overfed’ or ‘over-decorated.’ While providing a dazzling illustration of British understatement, it convincingly captures much of the social and cultural decadence
February 07, 2022
Religious is at the heart of the Olympic Games – and we must not forget it, says Karl Gustel Wärnberg
January 27, 2022
St Thomas Aquinas is a titan of the Catholic intellectual tradition, but we should not forget that he was canonised for his virtuous life
January 13, 2022
If the Mass is a glimpse of Heaven on Earth, we must ask ourselves in what way dogs might relate to eternal blessedness
December 11, 2021
While discussions of the compatibility of science and religion abound, talk of religion and literature is less frequent
November 25, 2021
Every Christian has a duty to actively seek out what God is asking of them
March 30, 2022
Karl Gustel Wärnberg examines the work of the late conservative philosopher whose oeuvre speaks to a Christian understanding of the world
January 31, 2022
Karl Gustel Warnberg examines the doctrinal implications of sexuality as German Bishops give their support to an initiative seeking to change Church teaching on it
January 27, 2022
Karl Gustel Wärnberg meets Cardinal Müller to hear his views on the Tridentine Mass, the Synodal Way and restoring unity in the Church
November 30, 2021
Coronavirus has made us all more aware of our mortality – and that’s a good thing
June 27, 2017
The Bishop of Stockholm receives the red hat on Wednesday 28 June 2017
June 15, 2017
Last time I met Bishop Anders Arborelius, we were toasting the canonisation of Mother Elisabeth Hesselblad, the Bridgetine nun who brought the order back to Sweden in the 19th century after its suppression following the Reformation. When I meet him now, he is preparing to receive the red hat at a consistory of cardinals in
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