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.
The 100th anniversary of the birth of Enoch Powell on 16 June has provided an opportunity for commentators to assess the lasting reputation of a man who became an infamous figure in British politics after delivering a single spe
Joe Egerton argues that by reflecting on what we understand by Aquinas being a saint, we may better appreciate how much he has to offer us in solving today's problems.
Ahead of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's 2011 Autumn Statement, Joe Egerton took the long view and suggested that we need to consider the scenario that sustained, long term growth is a thing of the past. How, as Christians, might we respond to that challenge?
The findings released in June 2011 about the provision of care and support for elderly people in their own homes have highlighted incidents of neglect and bad practice. How can we as a society make a reality of Care in the Community?
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.
Joe Egerton argues that J K Rowling has produced a valuable resource to introduce the Catholic faith to a generation that knows Harry Potter far better than it knows Jesus Christ.
Joe Egerton argues that the treatment of David Laws calls for unequivocal condemnation by Christians and urges the Prime Minister and Cabinet to put plans in place to frustrate the next attempt by the media to hijack the government.
Joe Egerton urges us to reflect on what Edith Stein, twentieth century philosopher, martyr and canonised saint, had to say about the morality of government, and recognise that the Members of the House of Commons are elected to be above all the guardians of virtue in public life.
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