Siegfried Sassoon brings his goddaughter to the Faith

The revival in interest in the life and work of Siegfried Sassoon continues apace. Having paid tribute to his legacy in my own play, Death Comes for the War Poets, I’m delighted to learn of a new opera, inspired by his life. This renewed interest has led to a very interesting article in the UK’s Guardian about Sassoon’s friendship with his goddaughter and niece, a friendship which led to the latter’s conversion. Here’s the link:

Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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