Damian Thompson

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Name: Damian Thompson
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

As Iraqi Christians flee for their lives, Barack Obama remains silent

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For the first time in more than 1,600 years, there are no Christians in Mosul. The last one fled Friday, driven out of Iraq’s second-largest ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Caption competition: Ed Miliband meets Barack Obama

8 Comments 22 July 2014 0:04 Fraser Nelson Follow @frasernelsonI’m in the US right now, where the national conversation is – it’s safe to say – not fixed on Ed Miliband’s White House trip. We now have photographic proof of this event, but what’s Barack ... [Published Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Music: Damian Thompson

The Hallelujah Chorus crops up in the most unexpected places, says Michael Marissen in his new book about Handel's Messiah . For example, it's used in a TV ad 'depicting frantic bears' ecstatic relief in chancing upon Charmin toilet paper in ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/07/14

Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus that he is close to Christians who were “ stripped of everything ” when Islamists forced them to flee Mosul this weekend ( full video ).Sunni militants driving out the faithful in Iraq are worse than Genghis Khan ... [Published Catholic Herald - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Court vacates death penalty in Great Bend murder, orders resentencing

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death penalty sentence of Sidney Gleason for a 2004 double murder in Great Bend, sending the case back to the lower court for resentencing.The court also threw out Gleason’s first-degree murder conviction ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

George Pell’s communication challenge

In the very near future we may see such a radical reshaping of how we view the Vatican and it will come via the most unlikely of social media champions, Cardinal George Pell, writes Richard Umbers in The Conversation .Imagine you were playing with your ... [Published CathNews - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Church of England takes the plunge in allowing women to become bishops

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: After 40 years of havering, the Church of England has finally joined the modern world. Monday, the General Synod, the church’s national ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Women can become bishops. How will Pope Francis react?Damian Thompson

From the moment the General Synod voted for women priests in 1992, it was inevitable that it would also vote for women bishops. Conservative evangelicals and Anglo-Catholics engineered a delay of 21 years, but I doubt they’ll be shocked by today’s decision. ... [Published Spectator - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Catholic Church's best-kept secret

DAMIAN THOMPSON Earlier this year I paid several visits to a hospital in the Home Counties to see someone very close to me. Then an angel arrived at the bedside.Blessed Frédéric Ozanam1813-1853Thank goodness the outcome was a full recovery — but there ... [Published Catholic Education Resource Center - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Roots: Catholic social teaching

An experience at a hospital has made me realise just how extraordinary the Society of St Vincent de Paul really is, writes Damian Thompson in The Catholic Herald .Earlier this year I paid several visits to a hospital in the Home Counties to see someone ... [Published CathNews - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Telegraph Media Group's editorial axe goes on swinging...

Reporting the Telegraph Media Group 's latest cull of journalists has been problematic. The publisher, in keeping with many other companies, did not wish to name the staff it had made redundant.So, unless those who have been axed wish to go public about ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Telegraph axes six sportswriters days after departure of 10 journalists

Chief sports correspondent to leave with cricket, athletics, sailing and rugby writers Around six sports writers have been told they are to lose their jobs at the Daily Telegraph. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the GuardianIn a further clear-out at ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]

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As Iraqi Christians flee for their lives, Barac... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 22 2014]
Caption competition: Ed Miliband meets Barack O... [Published Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
Music: Damian Thompson [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 21 2014]
Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/07/14 [Published Catholic Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Court vacates death penalty in Great Bend murde... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 18 2014]
George Pell’s communication challenge [Published CathNews - Jul 17 2014]
Can the Vatican go viral? George Pell's communi... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 16 2014]
Church of England takes the plunge in allowing ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 15 2014]
Women can become bishops. How will Pope Francis... [Published Spectator - Jul 14 2014]
The Catholic Church's best-kept secret [Published Catholic Education Resource Center - Jul 10 2014]
Roots: Catholic social teaching [Published CathNews - Jul 08 2014]
Telegraph Media Group's editorial axe goes on s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
What to savour in this week’s Spectator [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jun 27 2014]
Telegraph axes six sportswriters days after dep... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]
Podcast: Is religion is the new politics and Os... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jun 26 2014]
Telegraph axe former deputy editor in shift tow... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
...How the house journal of the Tory shires los... [Published Breitbart.com - Jun 18 2014]
Bloodbath at the Telegraph: how the house journ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
Black Wednesday at the Telegraph as Newspaper D... [Published Breitbart.com - Jun 18 2014]
Telegraph announces creation of 40 new editoria... [Published Press Gazette - Jun 18 2014]
MEDIABenedict Brogan Heads List Of High-Profile... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 18 2014]
Daily Telegraph's deputy editor departs as grou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
Telegraph Blogs Editor Leaves in 'Amicable' Split [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
Telegraph Brain Drain: Damian Thompson Out [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jun 18 2014]
ISIS invades Iraq: this is a war of religion [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 17 2014]
No One Is Sure What Happened When New Pope Call... [Published Wonkette - Apr 24 2014]
Evangelically wishy-washy [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Apr 18 2014]
David Cameron finds “guidance” in church [Published The First Post: Latest - Apr 12 2014]
Harriet Harman, the NCCL and paedophilia: my ar... [Published News » Politics - Feb 25 2014]
The empathy gap: divided Scotland and the probl... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 01 2014]
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As Iraqi Christians flee for their lives, Barac... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 22 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For the first time in more than 1,600 years, there are no Christians in Mosul. The last one fled Friday, driven out of Iraq’s second-largest ...
Church of England takes the plunge in allowing ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 15 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: After 40 years of havering, the Church of England has finally joined the modern world. Monday, the General Synod, the church’s national ...
Bloodbath at the Telegraph: how the house journ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
Bloodbath at the Telegraph, formerly house journal of the Tory voting shires. Victims of the latest carnage include its former deputy editor Ben Brogan, its blogs editor Damian Thompson and two of its star feature writers Jenny McCartney and Cole ...
Telegraph Blogs Editor Leaves in 'Amicable' Split [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
Editor of the Telegraph blogs Damian Thompson has said that he is leaving the company in an "amicable" split.  The news comes several months after leading Telegraph blogger James Delingpole left to becoming the executive editor at Breitbart London, ...
Telegraph Brain Drain: Damian Thompson Out [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jun 18 2014]
The Telegraph’s combative blogs editor Damian Thompson has announced he is leaving Buckingham Palace Road “in an entirely amicable parting of the ways”. Where next for the proven talent spotter of young male writers? MediaGuido feels he would be ...
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