SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Life & Soul
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
Richard Ounsworth OP
How to interpret the accounts of the Resurrection
March 30, 2022
Mark Dowd
After decades of uncertainty, how Catholic author Mark Dowd learnt to live with a faith dilemma
January 27, 2022
Charlie Hart
Drear January is finally behind us and, though it might be chilly, the days are getting longer and all nature is shivering with anticipation for lustful March
January 27, 2022
Nick Thomas
Pope Francis plays video games and goes record shopping – is this what’s meant by the ‘new normal’?
January 27, 2022
Ray Cavanaugh
Ray Cavanaugh explains that Adrian VI’s scorn for Italian excess eclipsed all his many qualifications to be pontiff
January 27, 2022
Michael Hodges
New murals enhance the beauty of the Church of St Francis of Assisi in this Catholic enclave in Warwickshire
January 27, 2022
Richard Ounsworth OP
The Bible is not for covering up, even if some passages make readers uncomfortable
December 26, 2021
William Cash
After a year in the job, the Herald’s editor goes back to school, where he highlights the importance of religious journalism
December 26, 2021
Charlie Hart
Blackbirds might not be social creatures but we are. Life would be vastly improved if, instead of scattering, families kept closer to one another
December 02, 2021
John Martin Robinson
RIP Fra' Matthew Festing (1949-2021)
November 29, 2021
Rev Dr Richard J Ounsworth
There are all sorts of reasons why we choose the Mass we usually go to: maybe it’s the music, or the lack of it, or the bells and smells, or the lack of them… On a normal Sunday, whatever Mass we choose and for whatever reasons, we will at least hear the same readings. It
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