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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’
March 01, 2022
Dr Michael Nazir-Ali
Michael Nazir-Ali reflects on the recent statement published in Rome by the Anglican and Catholic Malines Conversation Group
March 01, 2022
Michael Hodges
The East Anglian county has an extraordinary quantity of beautiful church architecture
February 28, 2022
Lord German
Lord German reports on the Parliament Choir’s hopes to bring Elgar to the Vatican
February 28, 2022
Jeremy Musson
Jeremy Musson explores the social history of some of the best-known recusant Catholic houses whose stories mirror the fortunes of the faith
February 28, 2022
Charlie Hart
Rather than being the cause of unwholesome indolence, the wren shows us that multiple wives are at the root of an admirable work ethic
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