11th May 2021
Counsels of Imperfection: Thinking Through Catholic Social Teaching
Edward Hadas’s book sets out to explain Catholic Social Teaching not just to the sympathetic, but to the sceptical. It has a strong thematic and analytical approach, introducing the reader to the ‘big ideas’ of CST.
14th January 2021
Peacebuilding and Catholic Social Teaching
In this admirable, meticulous and creative book, Theodora Hawksley is concerned with reading Catholic Social Teaching so that it embraces a theology and spirituality which can better resource communities.
5th October 2020
Saving liberalism from itself
In answer to the question of what universal love looks like in practice, Pope Francis offers the parable of the Good Samaritan, which is Sunday's gospel. It is the scriptural heart of the encyclical.
25th September 2020
Partisanship for the common good?
International Human Rights Day: should we invoke the concept of the common good in favour of civil authorities and general welfare, or to protect individual freedoms and human rights?
10th July 2020
Who is going to pay for it all?
Where will the money come from to pay for the UK government's spending to manage the fallout from the Covid-19 crisis? Answering that question in a way that ensures the common good is served is a complicated matter, says Patrick Riordan SJ.
20th April 2020
Self-sacrificing love in the workplace
Our current situation brings home to us in a forceful manner the truth of some principles in Catholic Social Teaching that may have been taken for granted.
20th June 2019
Building the future of work together
What are the challenges of the future of the world of work and how is the International Labour Organization uniquely placed to address them?
28th May 2019
Bresurrection: Brexit and the task of reconciliation
Even as core convictions of CST hold before us an inspiring vision of the possibility of another kind of society, they can also lead us to underestimate how difficult it is to get there.
18th February 2019
The dominance of finance
Do we have an ethical framework that allows us to ask appropriate questions about the way in which the financial sector operates?
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