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Posts in category “UK/Europe”

Goodbye Stratford Caldecott

The extraordinary English Catholic writer Stratford Caldecott has succumbed to cancer. A …

Posted July 17th, 2014

The Consumerization Of Human Life

I went from the Browser to read this Financial Times article about …

Posted July 12th, 2014

Oranje On The Bayou

We are fired up here in Louisiana, and ready for the Netherlands …

Posted July 5th, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Church Of England Modernizing Self To Oblivion

The Guardian reports that the fast-declining Church of England will consider getting …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

The Financial Times has a fascinating article based on a Soros-funded study …

Posted June 19th, 2014

The Secrets Of Swedish Christianity

Matthew J. Milliner has a remarkable report from a sojourn he took …

Posted June 18th, 2014

My Kind Of Patriotism

My niece Hannah Leming cheering for the US soccer team in their …

Posted June 16th, 2014

Trust Diarmuid Martin, Not Tom Piatak

The Irish Times pokes more holes in the initial reporting of the …

Posted June 10th, 2014

Caroline Farrow: Reconsidering The Irish Child Graves

Several of you have posted in the comments section a link to …

Posted June 7th, 2014

Eight Hundred Dead Irish Children

… thrown into the sewer, by Catholic nuns. From the Washington Post: …

Posted June 3rd, 2014

Catholic OB/GYNs: Leave Britain, Or Else

The culture of death and religious intolerance progresses in Britain: Catholic doctors …

Posted May 28th, 2014

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler…

Consider this passage from Patrick Leigh Fermor’s A Time Of Gifts, detailing …

Posted May 24th, 2014

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Rhineland Christmas

Patrick Leigh Fermor spends Christmas, 1933, in a German town on the …

Posted May 23rd, 2014

Russia, Europe’s Best Friend?

The Times reports that Russia is becoming the darling of the European …

Posted May 21st, 2014

The Glory Of Patrick Leigh Fermor

A kind reader sends David Bentley Hart’s column about Patrick Leigh Fermor …

Posted May 19th, 2014

Which Books Would You Take To Europe?

My niece Hannah, who just turned 21, and her best friend are …

Posted May 12th, 2014