SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Arts
August 29, 2021
Lucien de Guise
Two definitive art exhibitions in London have been largely overlooked. Is this the new iconoclasm when it comes to Catholic culture?
August 05, 2021
Richard Ingrams
Richard Ingrams on the truth about the conflicted 
GK Chesterton – and his brush with sainthood
August 05, 2021
Rosemary Hill
Before the Emancipation Act of 1829, historic fiction played an important role in softening anti-Catholic prejudice
August 05, 2021
David V Barrett
On the centenary of a remarkable Catholic Arts Guild, how should we treat the work of the controversial sculptor at its heart?
August 04, 2021
Arabella Byrne
Arabella Byrne reviews Rebel Hearts
July 01, 2021
Lucien de Guise
The British Museum’s handsome Nero show burnishes his legacy but glosses over his treatment of Christians.
July 01, 2021
Arabella Byrne
Arabella Byrne reviews Fatima
July 01, 2021
Ferdie Rous
First broadcast 60 years ago, Journey of a Lifetime explained Christian concepts to Sunday TV viewers 
July 01, 2021
Arabella Byrne
This film is based on the life of Sister Lucia, a Portuguese nun who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary in a field in Fatima, Portugal in 1917.
June 01, 2021
Harry Mount
The Treasures of English Churches: Witnesses to the History of a Nation, by Matthew Byrne Shire Publications, £20, 160 pages   And Did Those Feet: The Story and Character of the English Church AD 200-2020, by Patrick Whitworth  Sacristy Press, £40, 662 pages ________ The Archbishop of Canterbury and every single Anglican vicar and Catholic
June 01, 2021
The Catholic Herald
Why do we commemorate literary anniversaries?
May 27, 2021
Lucien de Guise
"It’s not a whitewash of the man whose very name suggests darkness," writes Lucien de Guise. "This exhibition is more of a blank slate, trying to rehabilitate an individual whose reputation is unknown to younger visitors."
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