SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Rome
June 29, 2021
For these are the men, through whom the light of Christ’s gospel shone on thee, O Rome, and through whom thou, who wast the teacher of error, wast made the disciple of Truth.
June 01, 2021
Travellers to Rome are all too easily fleeced, but play 
your cards right and you can bypass the heaving 
crowds and overpriced cafes
April 23, 2021
St George (April 23) is patron saint not only of England, but also Russia, Palestine, Greece and Catalonia
January 29, 2021
Simon Jenkins on how the British Pilgrimage Trust has helped revive the pilgrimage tradition as a metaphor for life.
December 19, 2020
The desire to praise and the carrying about of our mortality – our death – with us: these are constants of nature after the Fall, and always come to us admixed almost indiscriminately.
May 18, 2020
Last week was a rough one at the Vatican, but there's hope for a turn as papal basilicas reopen to the public and the faithful throughout Italy return to Mass.
April 27, 2020
Shops are preparing to reopen next month, but no date has been given for the resumption of public Masses
March 18, 2020
As we enter Week Two of lockdown, our spirits remain high