Pope Francis Search Results

Social IssuesThought-provoking

Annoying but true: the uncomfortable challenge of Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti

(8 minute read)
Joseph Evans is troubled by Pope Francis’ latest document, and is forced to ask why.

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HistoryThought-provoking

A man of surprises: Pope Francis seven years on

(5 minute read)
Ronnie Convery remembers the election of Pope Francis and considers what that dramatic evening has to teach us about his whole papacy.

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Social Issues

Putting economics at the service of humanity – Pope Francis’ appeal to young professionals

(5 minute read)
Nobel laureates Amartya Sen and Muhammad Yunus will join Pope Francis and over 2,000 young economists for a three-day workshop which aims to foster a more human economy. By Ronnie Convery.

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Art & Culture

Finding middle ground: A review of The Two Popes film

Kiran Makwana believes that for all its simplifications, The Two Popes can help Catholics go beyond the divisions in the Church.

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Art & Culture

Men like us: a review of The Two Popes film

Beneath the caricatures, Ronnie Convery discovers a thoughtful portrayal of two ordinary men trying their best.

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History

Paradise Lost: The world’s debt to Iraq

(10 minute read)
Iraq is central to world civilisation and to the Bible and speaks to us of great journeys, exile, suffering and salvation. As he looks forward to Pope Francis’ visit to this country in March, Dr Emil Anton spares a thought for the many who have had to flee from it in modern times.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

A greater MAGA and a better Brexit – towards true patriotism

(11 minute read)
Patriotism involves recognising the limits of one’s own country and its need to be complemented by others, argues Joseph Evans.

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COVID-19History

The cross and the syringe

(9 minute read)
Maddy Fry chronicles the often suspicion-charged relationship between believers and the practice of inoculation.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Death in modern America

(6 minute read)
The execution of Lisa Montgomery must be a wake-up call to America, argues Monica Amendola, who sees the state-sponsored killing of citizens as a grim practice which has had its day.

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Thought-provoking

Science and religion: old enemies or unconscious friends?

(12 minute read)
Theodore McKeever offers a path through a minefield of misunderstanding.

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