SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Martyrdom
September 21, 2017
The room where Fr Stanley Rother was killed is a spine-tinglingly holy place
July 12, 2017
Laying down one’s life for others is now a category under which a person might be beatified or canonised
April 20, 2017
The former deputy Labour leader, a 'hardened atheist', was so intrigued by British Catholics he wrote a 600-page history of them
April 13, 2017
The Archbishop of Rouen announced the news at a Chrism Mass
April 13, 2017
The Pope will celebrate a Liturgy of the Word in memory of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries on Easter Saturday
January 05, 2017
The Church's history can be horrifically distressing – I've long warned my first-year theology students about it
October 17, 2016
The saint's letters prove the first Christians saw Jesus as more than just a prophet and teacher
August 03, 2016
Martyrdom is an act of witness; it is a way that God has of trying to tell His Church something important, and we must listen