Walking with the dead in Krakow
(4 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst finds the elegant city as disturbing as the nearby death camp and asks himself why.
Learning to disagree without being disagreeable in five steps … or rather in five fingers
(9 minute read) Italian author and broadcaster Bruno Mastroianni offers a humorous but thoughtful guide to respectful dialogue using an unusual prop - the fingers of his hand.
In praise of the Round Table
(7 minute read) Rosie Black reveals how a piece of furniture can be transformed into a university of life.
The race to save the planet: can we still win?
(7 minute read) To save the planet and save lives even the shock drop in emissions caused by the pandemic is not enough. We need a new world economic order, argues Margareth Sembiring.
The little boy and the starfish – or why I am a teacher
(4 minute read) Clare Campbell finds inspiration for action in a powerful children’s story.
Reading behind the lines
(2 minute read) Nicole Law examines the cost of putting principles into action - even when it means changing your local bookstore.
Can the Catholic Church be trusted?
(7 minute read) Ronnie Convery looks at potential solutions to the crisis of credibility currently experienced by the Catholic Church.
Hope: the undervalued virtue
(3 minute read) Nicole Law takes an end of year look at the real meaning of hope.
When a trip to the theatre can be as good as a therapy session
(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser reviews Ibsen’s intense drama John Gabriel Borkman.
The World of J.R.R. Tolkien
(2 minute read) This week we share with you articles about the great master of the rings of power and the Middle Earth.