SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
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October 13, 2021
Adam Dant
Adam Dant on the EU's art collection
October 13, 2021
Michael Hodges
St Birinus, probably a monk of St Andrew’s Benedictine Monastery on the Caelian Hill in Rome, was ordered by Pope Honorius I to England in 634 AD to convert the West Saxons. A year later he landed at Southampton. He succeeded in converting Cynegils, the West Saxon king. The latter gave St Birinus Dorchester-upon-Thames, as
October 12, 2021
The Catholic Herald
Director Stefan Kaminski assesses the inaugural Christian Leadership Formation programme at the Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst
October 12, 2021
Diego Murillo
When faced with modern quandaries, the Church offers guidance
October 12, 2021
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go? I would go to Canterbury which is not very original, but I have my reasons. Where I live in south London is very close to the Pilgrims Way and my office is in some almshouses in Peckham called the Pilgrims’ Cloisters. I feel that Canterbury is so essential to the church
October 12, 2021
David Sower
A new film about a Jewish baby rescued from Dachau by a Catholic SS officer seeks investors
October 11, 2021
Roy Peachey
English teacher Roy Peachey on the best way to tackle ‘chronological snobbery’
October 11, 2021
Serenhedd James
Weathering the storm with the subtle theology in the poetry of George Mackay Brown
October 11, 2021
Nicholas Orme
Compulsory attendance in the Middle Ages presented its own set of problems
October 11, 2021
The Catholic Herald
In this issue, we celebrates the extraordinary life and vocation of Dom Joseph Coombe-Tennant, who died at the age of 76 in 1989. His mother was a noted psychic and he was born – named Henry – as a result of her conviction that a former spiritualist mentor wanted her to have a child by
October 11, 2021
The Catholic Herald
One of the Pope’s titles is that of pontifex, or bridge builder. It is an aspect of his office that Pope Francis might reflect on when it comes to his relationship with liturgical conservatives.   Most recently, in his meeting in Bratislava with Slovakian Jesuits, the Pope addressed his decision to restrict celebrations of the
October 11, 2021
Tessa Balfour
Herring and monkfish prepared in honour 
of St Andrew, the patron of saint of fishing
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