In the wake of the Labour Party’s worst local election results for forty years, Peter Scally SJ reflects on what has happened to Gordon Brown in the ten months since he became British Prime Minister, and what he needs to do now.
Bioethicist, Dr David Jones, examines the ethical issues behind the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill.by dealing with ten frequently-asked questions.
London’s new mayor, Boris Johnson, is promising to focus on crime by promoting 24-hour policing, but security measures alone are an inadequate response to a violence which stems in part from young people’s unsatisfied desire for respect, a
What does the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill actually propose? Agneta Sutton examines some of the most contentious measures and the ethical issues they raise.
In the United States, Democrats in the State of Pennsylvania hold their Primary today, which may finally decide who will be the party's presidential candidate. Paul Campbell comments on the significance of religious allegiance in this political race, and its positive and negative effects.
Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, opened a series of lectures at Westminster Cathedral last Thursday with a major speech on the role of faith in the modern world. Angela Kitching assesses what we are to make of the grand vision s
As Zimbabwe waits for the results of Saturday's elections to be announced, Oskar Wermter SJ, a parish priest in Harare, writes about his experience in the last years and this last weekend, about what might happen next and what the country
For thousands of years, spiritual leaders – including Christ himself – have spoken of the limitations of materialism and warned that the path to happiness and fulfilment lies elsewhere.
Introducing his budget last week, Chancellor Alistair Darling said, “our greatest obligation to future generations must be to tackle climate change” and declared, “we need to do more and we need to do it now.” CAFOD’s George Gelber analys
Since the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the argument about its justification has never stopped. But George Wilkes argues here that a debate drawing only on the Christian ethical tradition has neglected the principles of justice in war that are to be found in the traditions of other faiths, which might help in opening dialogue and building understanding.
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