SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021
Our writers and others share their Lenten disciplines, experiences, or just their feelings about the whole thing. Some will surprise you. One watches comedy, because laughter is a sacrifice. Another is learning not to make rude jokes.
February 17, 2021
The girl has an official birth certificate showing her age to be 12, and family acquaintances had accused the report of “fabricating” evidence from studies of her genitalia, teeth and bones.
February 17, 2021
"Conversio forces me to change direction, forces me to look elsewhere, a wrenching action without which I cannot see or know the face of God, the God of justice and mercy, the God who is always waiting for me to convert." - Fr. Richard G. Cipolla
February 17, 2021
During the pandemic the air can feel as small and dry as the Eliot finds it at the outset of Ash Wednesday, and the will easily contracts, succumbing to a sort of lassitude that is neither care nor stillness.
February 17, 2021
"It is wholly unacceptable and immoral to suggest that the challenges which some people with learning disabilities face with communicating symptoms should make them candidates for a DNACPR order," Bishop Moth said. ""There should be no discrimination of this kind in our health service."
February 17, 2021
More than fifty Irish faith leaders — including several Catholic figures — have signed a statement condemning the persecution of the Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, China, where it has been widely reported that no fewer than a million Uyghur and other Muslims are confined to internment camps and set to labour as slaves.