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The Week Ahead: UK March for Life, crisis talks, Tolkien movie

Dome Karukoski (left) Nicholas Hoult (right)

Saturday 11 May sees Britain’s annual March for Life, which will take place in London for the second year running. Speakers include the campaigner Obianuju Ekeocha. The March will start at 2pm from the back entrance of Westminster Church House, Great Smith Street. There will also be events throughout the morning. For details see


On Wednesday May 8, the Collegium Institute will host a discussion at the Penn Club of New York on “Catholicism after the Crisis”. Speakers include RR Reno and Bronwen McShea. Tickets are available at


Tolkien, a film about the early life of the Lord of the Rings author, is released today, Friday 3, in the UK, and a week later in America. The film, which is directed by Dome Karukoski stars Nicholas Hoult as Tolkien, whose works were imbued with the Catholic faith.