Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the man responsible for the growth of 'Olympism' in the modern age, was shaped by his Catholic educational experience.
In March 2012, Dr Rowan Williams announced that he would be stepping down from the office of Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of this year. Mark Chapman presents his own view of events within the Church of England and the Anglican Communion in their ten years under Archbishop Rowan Williams.
The 100th anniversary of the birth of Enoch Powell on 16 June has provided an opportunity for commentators to assess the lasting reputation of a man who became an infamous figure in British politics after delivering a single spe
6 Jun (Mark 12:13-17): Dr Marion Smith encourages us to ask ourselves what Jesus's response to his challengers demands of us as members of society.
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned on 2 June 1953. Anthony Symondson SJ describes the element of the coronation rite upon which the Queen's understanding of her vocation is founded.
18 April marks the start of the 100 day countdown to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Jim Gallagher, a former Government advisor on devolution, describes the history of the Scottish devolution project thus far and asks how the Catholic Church in Scotland might address the referendum.
The World Economic Forum in Davos begins today under the cloud of the IMF’s warning of the risks that the eurozone crisis poses to the global economy.
In his latest book, Professor Nicholas Boyle argues that the character of the twenty-first century will be decided by an event that will take place at some point in the middle of this decade, as has been the case in previous centuries. But what will that event be? Professor Boyle looks at the crises and opportunities that are presenting themselves currently in Europe and beyond, and asks how we can see ‘a Christian meaning in the present moment of decision’.
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