A penitential pilgrimage
(7 minute read) Mike Lewis learns from Pope Francis' recent trip to Canada that the courage to say sorry is often the way to a better future.
When faith goes green …
(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser reports on the often hidden efforts by the world’s main religions to care for creation.
Taking the temperature of COP26
(4 minute read) Martin Poulsom of the University of Roehampton in London draws on the Christian tradition to offer a verdict on the recent UN conference and the climate emergency.
The poetry of hope
(2 minute read) Nicole Law takes up Pope Francis’ challenge to be a ‘social poet’ and encourages us to create hope.
Dare we dream?
(5 minute read) Lisa Fraser is moved by a man who thinks a better world is not an idle fantasy.
Pope Francis and COP26: does it matter?
(4 minute read) Margareth Sembiring examines what to expect from the UN’s climate change conference and what impact the Pope’s message could have if it is taken seriously.
Did you hear the one about the Pope and the Ayatollah…?
(7 minute read) A roadmap for dialogue between religions with a relevance beyond the Middle East may be the lasting legacy of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, writes Ronnie Convery.
Presidents and Precedents …
Jennifer E. Morel considers new Justice Amy Coney Barrett and issues of faith and fidelity in the US Supreme Court.