SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020
Cardinal Joseph Zen says he worries the new laws will be used to subvert the freedom of religion that Hong Kongers currently enjoy.
May 28, 2020
Howard County, Maryland, has reversed a policy that banned the consumption of any food or drink during religious services, effectively preventing the licit celebration of Mass.
May 28, 2020
The archive was forced to close to scholars just days after the highly anticipated opening of the files on the pontificate of Venerable Pius XII.
May 28, 2020
The House on Wednesday evening passed legislation to respond to the mass detention and other human rights violations against Uyghurs in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang.
May 28, 2020
The island of Guernsey will permit what may be the first public Masses in the British Isles since the coronavirus lockdown from Monday
May 28, 2020
The Archbishop of Glasgow has suggested that churches in Scotland might be able to re-open for private prayer from the middle of June, and public Masses could resume in July
May 28, 2020
The Church has provided food and shelter to thousands of evacuees in the southern Philippines after Islamists launched attacks at the end of Ramadan last week.
May 28, 2020
A quarter-century after South Africa rose from the ashes of apartheid as a democratic nation, racial divisions still dominate the public forum. One of the great challenges facing the country’s Catholic Church is therefore to bring together the various groups apartheid had separated. Institutional divisions are removed, but the Body of Christ in South Africa
May 28, 2020
Although the Church has lived alongside disease and plagues for centuries, her social doctrine does not directly address such extraordinary conditions. Nonetheless, it is possible to discover fundamental principles which should guide the thinking and conduct of individuals and nations during such a time. The course of the coronavirus pandemic is unclear: there are disputes
May 28, 2020
“You’re entitled to your opinions but I dislike your tone.” How often we heard that … by “we” I mean Anglo-Catholics in the decades when we were resisting innovations such as the “ordination” of women. Our objectionable “tone” was often exemplified in a magazine New Directions, where much of the laughter arose from pieces written
May 28, 2020
Restrictions on churches in New South Wales are set to be eased after a petition from the Archdiocese of Sydney condemned the “double standards” of existing regulations
May 28, 2020
Pope Francis has given his Apostolic Blessing to everyone participating in this year’s Day for Life events across the UK
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