The Lamp


The Lamp is a bi-monthly magazine that offers an orthodox Catholic perspective on the problems of modern life. Find out more

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Issue 08

Christmas 2021

Our eighth issue features the winner of our ghost story competition, Ree Brannigan! Also inside: Gerald J. Russello on teaching CCD, Minoo Dinshaw on the Cardinal Duke of York, Sam Kriss on Afghanistan, Michael Hanby on cemeteries, Joseph Epstein on the Lyttelton-Hart-Davis letters, as well as contributions from Kenneth J. Wolfe, Marlo Slayback, Fr. Alek Schrenk, Mary Kate Skehan, Frederick Sandefur, Jaspreet Singh Boparai, Peter Tonguette, David Bentley Hart, Roger Lewis, and more.

As ye are now

Peter Hitchens

A few days ago the British state quietly reached into my life and reminded me that I have exceeded my…  Read More

Pumping Ship

Peter Hitchens

The Diaries (Volume 1): 1918-38Henry “Chips” Channon (Edited by Simon Heffer)Cornerstone, pp. 1024, $75.00 The unhappy tale of Tobermory, the…  Read More

All in the family

Michael Hamill

I have written before about how to talk about the pope, and here I am writing about it again, at…  Read More

New Title, Same Boss

Mary Kate Skehan

In 1956, my grandfather had just gotten out of the Army, and was living with his family in Brighton, on…  Read More


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