Piers Shepherd

Piers Shepherd, a freelance writer based in London, has written for The Catholic World Report, the Catholic Herald, Christian Order, and other publications.  A graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, he works as a researcher for a trust defending traditional marriage and family in the U.K.

Latest by Piers Shepherd in Chronicles

  • Letter from Twickenham: In Deepest Remainland
    Correspondence
    April/May 2020

    Letter from Twickenham: In Deepest Remainland

    One would be hard pressed to find a more pleasant London neighborhood than the leafy suburb of Twickenham, where this author resides. Situated on the Thames River and immersed in history, Twickenham was for years a bastion of conservatism. In the last two decades, however, Twickenham has become something of a solid outpost for the liberal, globalist elite.

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  • The Spanish Civil War and the Battle for Western Civilization
    Views
    November 2019

    The Spanish Civil War and the Battle for Western Civilization

    After a lengthy legal battle concluded in September, Spain’s Supreme Court gave its approval to the socialist government’s plans to exhume and remove the remains of General Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen, where they have lain since his death in 1975. The controversial general led Spain’s Nationalist forces to victory over their Republican opponents in the Spanish Civil War, which ended 80 years ago.

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  • Ireland’s Anti-Christian Revolution
    Views
    March 2019

    Ireland’s Anti-Christian Revolution

    Secular anti-Catholicism can fairly be described as the ruling ideology of the modern Republic of Ireland. In no other country do politicians and the media so openly, persistently, and savagely attack the Catholic Church.

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  • The Fable of the Glorious
    Reviews
    December 2018

    The Fable of the Glorious

    British journalist Peter Hitchens is a great controversialist. His most famous work remains his 1999 Abolition of Britain, which lamented the decline of Britain since the 1960’s, focusing particularly on the decay of morals and the rise of pop culture.

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