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JRR Tolkien
July 09, 2021
The Catholic Herald reviewed J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit about a month after it appeared. The review in the “Children’s Catholic Herald” section was headed by a picture of Tolkien, much younger than the pictures of him we usually see. The caption read: “Professor Tolkien discovered the Hobbit. He is not really a professor of
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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
November 05, 2015
A Hobbit, a Wardrobe and a Great War by Joseph Loconte, Nelson Books, £16.99 It cannot have been easy to shock Virginia Woolf, the Bloomsbury queen. Bohemian to the core, she presided over a circle of literary hedonists whose escapades the BBC deemed racy enough to turn into a television series earlier this year. And
August 27, 2015
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
August 20, 2015
It is a shame that England does not celebrate its historical Catholic treasures more
June 04, 2015
The Irish Catholicism that used to define so many English cities now seems as remote as Newman and Manning
July 29, 2014
Mgr Newton discusses 'one of his favourite children's books' in Sunday homily
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