SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020
It has been interesting to note what other people are reading during the lockdown. One friend, facing with an unusual amount of leisure, is tackling Vasily Grossman’s long novel, Life and Fate; another has turned, inexplicably in my view, to Arnold Bennett. Others are taking refuge in escapist literature, such as Tolkien’s epic or Wodehouse’s
April 15, 2020
For Fr Pierre Amar, Notre-Dame de Paris has always been a masterpiece, “the very example of supreme beauty,” but now the Marian cathedral is also “a great burnt victim.”
April 15, 2020
A priest in Rome offered Easter Mass from the roof of his church so nearby parishioners could participate from their balconies and windows
April 15, 2020
In these extraordinary times, more and more priests and parishioners are bringing Mass to anyone connected to the internet
April 15, 2020
Although Catholics in most East European countries have backed measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic, for some it has also revived painful memories of communist rule
April 15, 2020
When I was a child, we had a quaint kind of formula we would sometimes use in the playground to support what we were stating: we would say “Cross my heart and I hope to die”. We didn’t have the faintest idea of the literal gravity of these words, only that they sounded suitably solemn.
April 15, 2020
"The culture wars are real," Cardinal Pell has said in his first major interview after leaving prison.
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