SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
BBC
July 29, 2021
The demise of the Universe, a Catholic paper with 160 years of history, is both sad in itself and telling about the condition of the Catholic media in Britain. The challenges faced by the Catholic press are several. The most practical is to do with Covid. Historically, religious papers relied on people buying copies from
February 13, 2020
The recent death of Peter Hobday, the former Today programme presenter whose cosy middle-England tones are fondly remembered from the Thatcher years, is a reminder that complaints about the show are nothing new. Back then the BBC Radio 4 flagship news programme was accused of lacking political sharpness, and of parroting lobby groups’ demands for
May 23, 2018
They condemned an interview where the Catholic politician was repeatedly questioned on his faith
May 17, 2018
When a TV series claimed that Fr John Gerard blessed the Gunpowder Plot, I complained. The response was gratifying
May 10, 2018
The BBC has re-edited a programme for falsely suggesting Fr John Gerard SJ was involved in the Gunpowder Plot
May 07, 2018
'Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents' claimed Fr John Gerard knew of the Gunpowder Plot
April 26, 2018
Bishop John Keenan said the video was 'beyond the pale'
April 13, 2018
Bishop John Keenan of Paisley criticised the video for encouraging anti-Catholic prejudice
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