SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
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March 30, 2022
Melanie McDonagh
Half a millennium after its foundation, what is the Society of Jesus’s purpose today? Melanie McDonagh speaks to Jesuit Provincial Fr Damian Howard
March 30, 2022
Karl Gustel Wärnberg
Karl Gustel Wärnberg examines the work of the late conservative philosopher whose oeuvre speaks to a Christian understanding of the world
March 30, 2022
Anthony Cazalet
The Vatican is free of animals now but in the past it housed the most exotic collections of pets
March 30, 2022
Simon Caldwell
Simon Caldwell speaks to convert John Goddard
March 30, 2022
Mark Dowd
After decades of uncertainty, how Catholic author Mark Dowd learnt to live with a faith dilemma
March 30, 2022
Robert Verrill OP
Navigating the relationship between science and faith can be something of a minefield. Fr Georges Lemaître (whom I wrote about last month) was not too pleased when Pope Pius XII suggested that his cosmological theory had succeeded in bearing witness to the august instant of the primordial Fiat Lux (“let there be light”) at the
March 30, 2022
Simon Caldwell
Guided by his conscience, Father Calvin is caught up in a struggle to catch a murderer in this Catholic thriller by Simon Caldwell
March 30, 2022
Jonathan Bate
Tuesday – an invitation arrives from Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council. Would I like to attend the conferment of the freedom of the town upon Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh during this year’s Shakespeare birthday celebrations, when they will also unveil the restored statue of the Bard donated by the great 18th-century actor David Garrick, the first
March 30, 2022
John Cornwell
John Cornwell explores the Soviet suppression of Ukrainian Catholics and their Marian icons and apparitions
March 30, 2022
Mark Jenkins
The shared vision of Russia’s church and state
March 01, 2022
Taras Dzyubanskyy
Russia's attack on Orthodox Ukraine could drive a wedge between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Kremlin
March 01, 2022
Nick Ripatrazone
Nick Ripatrazone examines the role of faith in the work of the celebrated media theorist who coined the phrase ‘the medium is the message’
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