SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
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'Civilisations' sacrifices the unity of voice, argument and chronology that made its predecessor so good
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The protesters seemed more intent on play-acting as radicals than changing minds
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Colin Brazier writes on how his family is dealing with his wife's terminal cancer diagnosis
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The document is an 'explainer' that takes down heresies
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The cardinal said the idea of only allowing Communion in specific cases was a 'rhetorical trick'
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A misguided act of mercy for the few has become a right for the many
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His government is becoming ever more aggressive towards people with Christian values
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The internet is changing the way people cross the Tiber
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March 01, 2018
So many of the tensions in the Church today relate to a single theme. Consider some of the developments in the past week. • Last Thursday, German bishops announced that they had “overwhelmingly” backed the creation of a guide advising non-Catholic spouses when they can receive Holy Communion. • On the same day, Cardinal Robert
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✣  Pope Francis reactivates abuse commission What happened? Pope Francis has revived the Vatican commission on child protection, as an investigation into a Chile abuse scandal continues. The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has a five-year term, which came to an end in December. But the Pope has renewed its term, with some
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✣ Highlights from the week online Transfiguring our view of the world At Father Ed’s Blog, Fr Ed Tomlinson reflected on the Transfiguration and its significance for our spiritual lives. “The Transfiguration occurs when Jesus’s enemies are closing in,” Fr Tomlinson wrote. Our Lord “provided this glimpse of his divine nature to save them from