SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016
Fr Lombardi says Pope Francis remembers Chinese Catholics every day in prayer
June 23, 2016
Find out what's really happening in the Catholic Church
June 23, 2016
Pope Francis is about to encounter one of the world's great Christian civilisations
June 23, 2016
The 13th Sunday of the Year: 1 Kgs 19:16 & 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 (Year C)
June 23, 2016
Book review: American Jesuits and the World by John T McGreevy
June 23, 2016
After 50 years of preparation, the Pan-Orthodox Council has fallen apart at the last minute. Many are blaming Moscow, but that is far too simplistic
June 23, 2016
Anti-Semitism is still rife in society – some of it carefully concealed. Catholics must help to fight it
June 23, 2016
The 'most real thing in our everyday existence should be the Eucharist', according to author Francis J Pierson
June 23, 2016
Pope Francis has withdrawn a claim that most Catholic marriages can be considered invalid because people do not understand that sacramental marriage is a bond that binds them to another for life. “We are living in a culture of the provisional,” he told participants in the Diocese of Rome’s annual pastoral conference. Answering questions after
June 23, 2016
Three people were killed by a suicide bomber in an attack on a memorial service in north-east Syria last Sunday. Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, the leader of the Syrian Orthodox Church, was at an event in the city of Qamshi to commemorate the massacre of Christians more than a century ago. According to security services,
June 23, 2016
Pupils offer support for persecuted Christians About 1,000 schoolchildren gathered at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes at Carfin, near Motherwell, last week to show support for persecuted Christians. The gathering, organised by Aid to the Church in Need, was addressed by Mosul refugee Sarmad Ozan. Pro-lifers march through Oxford Pro-lifers led by
June 23, 2016
Caroline Wyatt, the BBC’s religious affairs correspondent, is to step down as a reporter after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) late last year. Wyatt said she was “tremendously sad” to be leaving her reporting job “at a time when understanding religion has rarely been more important”. She will continue to present radio programmes for