/June 2005 Articles


Why is the dyspepsia of parrots proverbial? I have no idea – though probably some erudite reader of New Directions will write to tell me. It is, however, only too clear why theological liberals are at the moment even sicker [...]

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Explaining Benedict

Paul Richardson, Assistant Bishop of Newcastle, has read deeply in Cardinal Ratzinger’s writings and ponders his likely impact now that he is Pope Until the final months of John Paul’s life, Joseph Ratzinger was not widely considered to be a [...]

2017-09-25T15:59:26+00:00 June 2005 Articles|


Shame is low in the order of virtues, so low down on the list that it is easily disregarded. Too often it is only when faced with its deliberate rejection, in shamelessness, that we are reminded of its worth. Much [...]

2017-09-25T15:46:38+00:00 June 2005 Articles|