SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016
Patriarch Bartholomew urges fellow leaders to attend Pan-Orthodox Council
June 16, 2016
Francis also had a scary moment stroking a tiger
June 16, 2016
Patrick Madrid recalls the Mormon who told him: 'I've never seen Catholics show awe. So I guess they don't believe it'
June 16, 2016
The Twelfth Sunday of the Year: Zech 12:10-11; Gal 3:26-29; Lk 9:18-24 (Year C)
June 16, 2016
Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald
June 16, 2016
Versailles: a Disneyland version of history
June 16, 2016
The Index of Prohibited Books has a bad reputation today. But even 21st-century secularists suppress ideas they consider dangerous
June 16, 2016
There have been a lot of myths and conspiracy theories in this referendum – among them that the EU is a Catholic plot
June 16, 2016
The drive towards a United States of Europe has led to political extremism and massive youth unemployment – leaving is the kindest thing to do
June 16, 2016
Pope Francis’s words criticising our culture’s worship of bodily perfection last Sunday were apt and wise. It was, he said, terribly superficial, and “the drive for perfect bodies marginalises those who may not fit those standards”. Cosmetic makeovers do not better the world, and may downgrade the less than perfect, the sick and the disabled.
June 16, 2016
It’s like the movement against smoking. The authorities decide that they must keep people from smoking for their own good. Many would ban it if they could, but they can’t, so they require scary warnings on packages, don’t let anyone smoke in public places, prevent sales to minors, restrict advertising and raise the price with
June 16, 2016
I’m curious. Not about whether the Alpha course is legitimate – people are speculating about this all the time. I just want to find out why it works, since it has claimed nearly 30 million participants across 169 countries during the past 30 years. Alpha is not big – it’s huge, and growing. How come?
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