Loneliness: the elephant in the room of modern society
(6 minute read) Lisa Fraser delves into the world of loneliness and offers some practical approaches to help tackle it.
To jab or not to jab?
(4 minute read) Can mandatory vaccination be justified as a way out of the pandemic? David Albert Jones says no …
Easter ‘21: rising from the pandemic
Easter is one of those feasts which goes under several disguises. Chocolate-fest, spring break, holiday weekend … yet rarely is it recognised for what it is, namely the Christian feast which requires the ultimate leap of faith. For if truth be told, even a benign agnostic or distracted atheist could just about cope with the miraculous Jesus who cures the sick, walks on lakes or turns water into wine. But when it comes to rising, physically, to life after being dead and buried, well, that really is a leap of faith. Yet that is what 2.382 billion human beings or 31.11 per cent of the world’s population will be officially…
“The world has begun to forget about Syria and that’s painful.”
(2 minute read) Coronavirus is causing the West to forget the people of Syria who are still in desperate need of healing after almost a decade of conflict – according to a nun who has risked her life to provide urgent aid.