What comes across in this film is a separation of the campaigner from his professed cause, with broad condemnation of the former but sympathy for the latter.
The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee is looking at formalising Parliament’s role in conflict resolution. Joe Egerton urges the Committee to apply the insights of St Thomas Aquinas to this task.
Legislation passed by the UK government in July 2013 means that same-sex couples in England and Wales will soon be able to get married, with the first weddings likely to take place in summer 2014.
Director: Alex Gibney
Starring: Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo
UK Release date: 12 July 2013
Certificate: 15 (130 mins)
Rampe Hlobo SJ wrote from South Africa to describe the mood of the nation while Nelson Mandela was critically ill. How did ‘Madiba’ lead the people of South Africa through a uniquely transformative period in their history?
Sandra McNally looks at how current policy affects the educational prospects of children from disadvantaged backgrounds
For Corpus Christi, a British Jesuit living in Boston writes movingly for Thinking Faith about the tragedy that beset the city a few weeks ago, and how such events draw us deeper into the mystery of the body and blood of Christ.
There was widespread condemnation in 2013 of the jury who were unable to reach a verdict in a prominent British court case involving the ex-wife of a former Member of Parliament. But the criticisms of the jurors, who have since been dismissed, are misplaced, argues Joe Egerton.
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