SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020
Pope Francis called for the laity to “take a step forward” in carrying out the Church’s mission of evangelization in a preface to a book written by an Italian bishop. “The time is now. The mission of the laity is not a privilege of a few and it involves total dedication,” Pope Francis wrote in the
October 14, 2020
A woman with links to ousted cardinal Angelo Becciu has been arrested
October 14, 2020
The Catholic Church in Malawi has appealed for the government to step in after the latest in a series of violent attacks on churches. After St Patrick’s Church in the Archdiocese of Lilongwe and Kankao parish in the diocese of Mangochi had both been attacked by bandits in the last two months, another church desecration
October 14, 2020
Toronto's CityNews published the investigation on Tuesday.
October 14, 2020
I suppose everyone has their own Paris, and “everyone” includes Curzio Malaparte. He would have liked nothing more than to be considered the bad boy of 20th-century Italian letters, though there were many who were far worse than him. Performance was in Malaparte’s nature, never more so than in his delicious writings. Even his name
October 14, 2020
Herbert McCabe: Recollecting a Fragmented Legacy By Franco Manni Cascade Books, 282pp, £50/$36 This book is the first systematic treatment of the thought of a highly gifted philosopher who deserves to be much better known. Born to a Catholic family in Middlesbrough in 1926 and baptised John Ignatius, McCabe studied philosophy at Manchester University in
October 14, 2020
The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream By Charles Spencer Harper Collins, 352pp, £20 It is difficult to imagine a disaster more well-intentioned, or complete, than Stephen, the king who ruled England for 19 catastrophic years between 1135 and 1154. His reign proved sufficiently wretched that a chronicler recalled: “To
October 14, 2020
Thailand is subject to more entry restrictions than there are pages in this magazine