Category: Comment & Analysis

Not a judgement, but a corrective

Is the coronavirus ‘God’s judgement’ to punish humanity for the errors of its ways? Surely not, and Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick is quite right to describe such ideas as a form of blasphemy. Pope Francis had previously given the lead in dismissing any such notion that the virus is some kind of Old Testament…

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How Christians behaved in the Nazi era

Some Christians will never sacrifice respectability to speak out against what is popular, writes David Quinn   The Catholic bishops of Germany have admitted in a new document that they did not do enough to resist the Nazis during the war. The 23-page report says: “Inasmuch as the bishops did not oppose the war with…

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