Bishop of Northampton, England to Appoint Cleric for Investigation of G.K. Chesterton’s Cause for Canonization.
Cowboys in photo identified! While spending time in the Wade Center the other day, I came across a letter from J.M. Barrie which identified the “cowboys” in this picture. They were…
Vincent Price had “an enormous relish for life.” He epitomized the Chestertonian trait of always being jolly. Like Chesterton, he was serious but funny. And he shared something else with Chesterton: he was a Catholic convert.
The term pontiff means bridge-builder and in his poem, The Bridge-Builders, G.K. Chesterton uses this theme referring, of course, to Christ himself. The pope, as the Vicar of Christ, is a reflection of that ultimate bridge-builder, the one who has crossed the chasm between God and man.
If we desire at all to catch the strange colours of the sunset of the Middle Ages, to see what had changed yet not wholly killed chivalry there is no better study than the riddle of Richard III.