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Dr Kania’s Articles

Articles (in English) published in Church and Life

Let Other Lights Shine

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania (The Tablet, September 2008) Early Christian missionaries in India and China worked closely with local cultures to create rites that thrived until the Church insisted there should be only one – the Roman Rite. An ...

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Cry Freedom – Part III

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Otto von Bismarck is quoted as having once said: “What we learn from history is that no one learns from history.” For any scholar or student of the past, such a remark should be disconcerting; for a larger ...

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Cry Freedom – Part II

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania   A question came up recently in class: “Sir, if you had the knowledge that you do today about world events, and were some how able to be transported back in time to Braunau am ...

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Cry Freedom – Part I

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Recently an entry came up on a Facebook page – it was an image of a word carved into the sand on the shore of a beach. The word was: “Freedom”. The story behind this ...

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The Path Way to the Soul

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania   In an address delivered at Rice University, Houston, Texas on the 12th of September, 1962, the then President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, publically challenged the Soviets to a ‘Space Race’. In ...

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The Best Man I Ever Knew

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania   Ask any man what they would like to be said of them in a eulogy by their son or daughter, and you would get a variety of responses. Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919), lost ...

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A Man for All Seasons

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Most educated people have heard the phrase: “A Man for All Seasons”, coined by Desiderius Erasmus, the Dutch humanist, as an epitaph for his friend, Sir Thomas More (1477 – 1535). The 1966 multi-Academy Award ...

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