Mary Colwell describes how ecological concerns can lead us closer to God, by helping us to lead a life of simplicity rather than consumption.
What is our relationship, as Christians, to poverty? Sarah Broscombe, reflecting on her experience of the World Social Forum 2009, explains how the Christian understanding of poverty does not just focus on a lack of material goods, and how it is inextricably linked to a concern for environmental issues.
The Mayor of London’s recent declaration of support for an amnesty for illegal immigrants has added weight to the call made by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor more than two years ago.
The livesimply project challenges us anew to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poorest members of our global community, explains Christine Allen. Why is a concern for those in the midst of poverty so central to Catholic teaching?
Highlighting the importance of leadership in fighting AIDS, Fratern Masawe SJ reaffirms that the pandemic is an urgent priority for the Jesuits of Africa & Madagascar, who have a unique contribution to offer, even as public commitment to the struggle might be waning.
The Home Secretary today announced new measures to tackle the prostitution of and demand for trafficked women in this country.
During this week, particularly on Sunday 16th November, the Catholic Church in Britain and Ireland will be offering prayers for prisoners, their dependants, and all those who work with them. Tony O’Riordan SJ calls us to examin
Mohammad Shomali gives an Islamic perspective on how we should interact with the environment that surrounds us, and looks at the vices to which we are most likely to succumb.
Why do we sometimes find it difficult to display humility and responsibility in our relationship with the rest of the natural world? Helen Freeman traces the history of Jewish thought on this issue.
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