SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
CS Lewis
July 07, 2021
The poet Elizabeth Jennings reviews a book of reminiscences about C. S. Lewis, whom she heard lecture when a student at St Anne’s college. The book, Light on C. S. Lewis, included contributions from Owen Barfield, Stella Gibbons, Austin Farrer, Kathleen Raine, and Neville Coghill, but not J. R. R. Tolkien.  Jennings — whose New
June 30, 2021
Tory Christian though he was, I think C. S. Lewis would have approved of Critical Race Theory, at least the way it understands human limitation and tries to get people to understand that they see the world a certain way, which blinds them to other ways. Lewis was a cold-blooded realist in the way he
May 07, 2018
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
May 02, 2017
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
November 16, 2016
Today is the feast day of the actual Blessed Lucy of Narnia. It really, really is
September 01, 2016
In my journey to the Catholic Church, I realised that liberal Christianity and religious cultural conservatism have a common flaw
June 30, 2016
I touched down from America hoping only for a few good dinners. But I found hints everywhere of British Catholicism's surprising vitality
June 09, 2016
Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald
Donate
Please Donate

Having been unable to sell in churches for well over a year due to the pandemic, we are now inviting readers to support the Herald by investing in our future. We have been a bold and influential voice in the church since 1888, standing up for traditional Catholic culture and values.

Please join us on our 130 year mission by supporting us. We are raising £250,000 to safeguard the Herald as a world-leading voice in Catholic journalism and teaching. For more information from our chairman on contributing to the Herald Patron's Fund, click here

Make a Donation

Donors giving £500 or more will automatically become sponsor patrons of the Herald. This includes two complimentary print/digital gift subscriptions, invitations to Patron events, pilgrimages and dinners, and 6 gift subscriptions sent to priests, seminaries, Catholic schools, religious care homes and prison and university chaplaincies. Click here for more information on becoming a Patron Sponsor. Click here for more information about contributing to the Herald Patron's Fund