SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Parents
July 30, 2021
There is an error Catholics and other Christians can commit, and have committed, despite the Church’s own historic warning against it. That is the error of supposing that children can legitimately be taken away from their parents for the sake of their spiritual welfare. The subject has come out most recently in the story of
May 25, 2021
Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images   I’ve just finished reading Boomers, Helen Andrews’ send-up of her parents’ generation. My parents are Boomers too, but I’m laughing a little, because her assessment is almost exactly the opposite of mine. She blames the Boomers for, well, pretty much everything that’s wrong with modern life, but especially neoliberalism,
February 22, 2016
The plea from Ireland's four archbishops comes ahead of Friday's general election
June 16, 2015
Francis spoke to a group of parents at the annual pastoral conference of the Diocese of Rome
May 20, 2015
Pope Francis discussed the role of parents in educating children at today's General Audience
March 18, 2015
The canonisation ceremony for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin is expected to take place during October's synod
February 17, 2015
A scheme for the harvesting of female eggs follows the House of Commons approval of Government regulations to permit 'three-parent IVF'
February 12, 2015
The Pope spoke about the importance of family during his general audience
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