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G K Chesterton
June 30, 2021
Michael de la Bedoyere was the editor of The Catholic Herald and a friend both of G. K. Chesterton’s and his biographer Maisie Ward. Here he reviews the biography, titled simply Gilbert Keith Chesterton, which appeared in early 1944. The full review can be read here. It appeared in the issue of 14 April 1944.  He
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To all men of good-will in my generation, the death of Chesterton appears (in various degrees) like an overshadowing of the sun. His philosophy, or some echo of it, gave colour to the things of this world, and was the earnest of better things to come. Many others, like myself, must have been so saturated
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A man embraces his wife and daughter after crossing the Rio Grande near the border between Mexico and the United States in Del Rio, Texas. (Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images)   While people debate whether the United States has been a “Christian nation,” no one has ever claimed it has been a Catholic one. If
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If only people took time to consider the mysterious possibilities of pre-born life
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