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by | Nov 17, 2013

ABSENT FROM THIS column all summer, I have been walking, in the words of the 23rd Psalm, “through the valley…

by | Jun 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher’s funeral was a memorable, moving, and magnificent occasion. Obsequies for great statesmen can be tightrope walks across the…

by | May 11, 2013

The greatness of Margaret Thatcher is readily apparent to those who honor the conservative principles by which she lived. She…

by | Apr 30, 2013

While all eyes have been on Rome in recent weeks for the election of a new pope, the world’s third-largest…

by | Mar 31, 2013

TIMES ARE TOUGH for Christian communities in the Middle East. They are being slaughtered in Syria, persecuted in Iraq and Iran,…

by | Feb 25, 2013

Coming back from death—real death—has only happened once. Its political equivalent has been almost as rare. Yet as 2013 gets under…

by | Dec 17, 2009

It is an extraordinary experience to go back to a scene of your childhood and to understand from rekindled memories…

by | Nov 23, 2009

Later this month we start Advent, a spiritual season rich in visual and musical images. Its contemporary manifestations include pop-up…

by | Oct 14, 2009

What makes a prosperous country? Is this purely to do with economic factors or should wider is-sues be taken into…

by | Sep 22, 2009

WELCOME TO THE GREAT PYRAMID, not of ancient Egypt but of 21st-century Kazakhstan. Towering over the surrounding steppes, this 290-foot…

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