Joe Egerton argues that a debate in Parliament regarding pensions and investments is testing whether Robert Parsons was correct to believe that a reformed Commons, in charge of its own agenda, would be a witness for justice and truth.
South African history, before and since its independence from the United Kingdom, has encompassed numerous debates surrounding equality and freedom, and proposed new legislation is recalling one such question, that of public access to information. Anthony Egan SJ of the Jesuit Institute in South Africa investigates why the African National Congress are seeking to place restrictions on the country’s media outlets.
Sarah Broscombe describes the importance of involving Guyana’s indigenous population in the country’s political life.
Kensy Joseph SJ argues that India's failure to prepare adequately for the hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games is a result of a preoccupation with acquiring status symbols, to the neglect of the fulfilment of what such symbols represent.
During his 2010 visit to the UK, Pope Benedict visited St Peter’s Residence, a Catholic care home in Vauxhall. As he met with the residents, the Pope spoke movingly about his own experience of ageing.
Oliver Rafferty SJ analyses the significance of the honest but welcoming words exchanged by Pope Benedict and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
South Africa's month in the spotlight during the 2010 FIFA World Cup was preceded by years of preparation and will now have a lasting impact on the lives of the people of South Africa. Rampe Hlobo SJ suggests that South Africans have been the real winners of the World Cup – how has the tournament been a turning point for the country, and in fact the whole of Africa?
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