Article Category: Obituaries

Remembering Two ‘Champions of Chesterton’ – Part 2 (William Oddie)

The death of William Oddie will be sad news for his many friends and former colleagues. A large personality in Catholic journalistic circles, his unmistakable voice will be…

Remembering Two ‘Champions of Chesterton’ – Part 1 (Clive James)

Clive James The death last November of the Australian ex- patriate author and broadcaster Clive James (pictured) is an occasion for recalling his ad- miration of Chesterton. In…

Bruce Dawe – RIP

It is improbable that Chesterton and the Australian poet, Bruce Dawe (pictured), were known to each other, as Dawe was only 6 years old when Chesterton died in…

John Coates – RIP

A notable Chesterton scholar, John Coates (pictured), has died in England at the age of 76. While he produced works of literary criticism on various writers, in particular Rudyard…