Evil

Brexit: a supreme act of foolishness perpetrated by racists, bigots and small right-wing men

  Never in a decade of blogging has so much bile and vomit been spewed in this direction. Oh, we've had our fractious moments over the years, but nothing, ever, like this. You get up, make a cup of tea,…

The Prayer Shawls of Auschwitz

This is a guest post by Brother Ivo. ____________ Those who have visited Auschwitz are likely to find their thoughts straying back there on this day of Holocaust remembrance. A…

On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…

Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…