SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Comment
January 21, 2021
Philip Booth
Catholic universities have a gift to offer the world which arises from the way we think about knowledge. We have a duty in teaching and research to ensure that the link between faith and reason is not severed. A Catholic university should also help in the building of character. Our alumni should go on to serve society whist practising the virtues – whether they practice in business, the law, sport, health or education.
December 30, 2020
Charlie Camosy
There is so much bad faith and general dishonesty in public discourse over contentious issues, and particularly when people argue about abortion, that it is refreshing when someone tells the unvarnished truth about what they believe. This happened in the white-hot abortion debate in Argentina, which ended last night as the nation’s senate approved a
December 22, 2020
Helen O'Shea
"We must not forget those left homeless, fatally indebted, bereaved, isolated or suffering the agony of mental health problems," says SVP President Helen O'Shea.
December 21, 2020
David Mills
She had her left leg on one of those little scooters people use when they’ve broken an ankle. She’d asked the clerk at St. Vincent de Paul to take a drip coffee maker out of the box. It was new, still in the wrapping, and cost about $2.00, maybe $3.00. Everything’s sold as is and
December 04, 2020
George Cardinal Pell
George Cardinal Pell delivered remarks via video link to participants in the Global Foundation’s Rome Roundtable, which took place November 16th-17th.
October 15, 2020
Jessica M Dalton
A Polish princess of the 16th cen­tury, Katarina Jagellonica is an unlikely model for the 21st-century spouse. Yet, as mixed marriages increase and lawyers report a surge in divorce enquiries, there’s much to learn from her life, which was defined by both her Catholic faith and devotion to her Lutheran husband. This was a marriage
October 14, 2020
Constance Watson
Thailand is subject to more entry restrictions than there are pages in this magazine
October 09, 2020
Sarah Sands
Sarah Sands remembers 'doing God' on the BBC
September 30, 2020
Christopher Altieri
The exchanges did not bring much clarity to the contours or the specifics of the national discussion, but they did send international editor Christopher Altieri casting about for disinfectant.
September 28, 2020
Gertrude Clarke
'The good news is that Cardinal Nichols has been supportive of most of the conclusions of the report he commissioned.'
September 24, 2020
Gertrude Clarke
There may be a few hurdles to Boris and Carrie marrying in a Catholic church
June 01, 2020
Gertrude Clarke
Don't just leave it to older parishioners to shoulder the burden