Tag Archives: Martin D’Arcy

Profile of Fr Martin D’Arcy on Italian Website

The life and career of Fr Martin D’Arcy are profiled in a recent issue of the Italian-language religious website Radio Spada. Fr D’Arcy was Waugh’s friend and Roman Catholic mentor from the time of his conversion to that faith.  He … Continue reading

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Martin D’Arcy and Alec Waugh Archives Described

There are recent postings relating to the UK archives holding the papers of Fr Martin D’Arcy and Alec Waugh. Fr D’Arcy’s archives are discussed in an article on the Jesuits in Britain website: The collection contains letters from over 700 different … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Murals

The Tablet carries an interesting story of how the murals in the Lady Chapel at Campion Hall, Oxford came to be painted. They were funded from the sale of Waugh’s biography, Edmund Campion, although Waugh himself had no role in choosing … Continue reading

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Waugh and the Jesuits

The Jesuit magazine America runs an article in its latest issue about a recent conference on the Roman Catholic Literary Imagination. One of the participants, Mark Bosco, S.J., used the occasion to look back over the 20th century to identify writers … Continue reading

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Hugh Trevor-Roper on Evelyn Waugh

The current issue of Standpoint reprints a 1986 letter of Hugh Trevor-Roper in which he attempts to explain why he and Evelyn Waugh were not, to put it mildly, close chums. HTR (1914-2003) was an academic who first came to … Continue reading

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