Last month, the lower house of the Belgian parliament voted to ban the wearing of the full Islamic veil in public, and with the French government set to follow suit, questions are being raised about the need and justification for such legi
In a new book, Irish Jesuit Gerry O’Hanlon looks at the difficulties currently facing the Church in Ireland. He suggests that the Church must find a new language through which it can engage honestly and positively in the public square.
This collection gives a timely snapshot of the state of play in the dialogue between Catholic theology and the legacy of Charles Darwin.
How many of us dismiss contemporary verse as being incomprehensible or too high-brow? We should think twice before we turn our backs on it, argues Nathan Koblintz, especially if our reason for doing so is that such poetry cannot speak about God. How can a Christian find value in even seemingly atheistic poetry?
To a world in which celebrities betray a need for saints, and where adverts fill the void where the shaping stories of old used to flourish, Christians bring a vision of hope.
Anyone who has ever watched someone they love suffer can relate to the Virgin of Sorrows. It is not only that the sacred has been made real, but the reality of our own lives has been made present.
In a Darwinian evolutionary framework, how can we still claim to have a unique place in the natural order?
A fascinating article by one of the most prolific early commentators on evolutionary theory, St George Jackson Mivart (who died on 1 Apr 1900), first published in 'The Month' in 1869.
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