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December 26, 2021
Fr Robert Verrill OP
Fr Robert Verrill looks to St Thomas Aquinas to answer Stephen Hawking’s objection to God
December 26, 2021
Gertrude Clarke
Gertrude Clarke looks at how religion coloured the life and work of JRR Tolkien
December 26, 2021
Fr Allan White OP
Allan White OP reflects on how the young girl’s life-changing visions at Lourdes illustrate how the ‘lowly were exalted’ by God
December 23, 2021
Joseph Shaw
On Saturday 18th December a document was published by the Congregation for Divine Worship tightening up restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass: Responsa ad dubia. This is a clarification of Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes, answering questions (‘dubia’) sent to the Congregation by bishops. Since then canonists all over the Catholic world have been
December 21, 2021
Cardinal Vincent Nichols
May the Christ-child find a fresh welcome in our hearts
December 02, 2021
John Martin Robinson
RIP Fra' Matthew Festing (1949-2021)
December 01, 2021
Simon Caldwell
Simon Caldwell says that the exodus to Rome was prophesied decades ago
December 01, 2021
Jonathan Petre
The Church of England has gone astray and, Jonathan Petre says, this is proved by the latest Anglican bishop to have turned to Catholicism
December 01, 2021
Artemis Cooper
Artemis Cooper on how the rhythm of monastic life turned Patrick Leigh Fermor into a great writer
December 01, 2021
Olenka Hamilton
Charities are calling on new housing minister Michael Gove to roll out the bold initiative
John Martin Robinson and Michael Hodges survey some of England’s surviving Catholic chapels, many of which are within stately homes and continue to celebrate Mass
November 30, 2021
Abbott Hugh Allan
Abbot Hugh Allan on the enduring appeal of the Norbertines as the Order turns 900
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