Religions should work together to promote world peace
(5 minute read) We offer below an abridged version of Pope Francis’ extraordinary speech at the The Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Kazakhstan earlier this month.
Escaping the echo chamber
(7 minute read) Hajra Rehman says it’s time to be brave enough to listen to those who think differently to ourselves.
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.
When youth finds its voice: young Nigerians resist SARS abuses
(6 minute read) Patience is a virtue. But when it comes to waiting for the fruits of democracy, it's a virtue which has its limits, says Joshua Nwachukwu.
Faith in the workplace: how to build inclusive environments
(8 minute read) Lisa Fraser argues that respecting the religious convictions of a workforce is a win-win situation for employers and employees alike.
Vote For Virtue: Five things to consider when heading to the polls
As the United Kingdom heads for its third general election in four years, Luke Wilkinson considers how the British people can vote virtuously to build a country of character.
Fighting totalitarianism: lessons from the White Rose resistance
On the morning of Thursday 18 February 1943 two German students entered the main building of the University of Munich carrying around a thousand anti-Nazi leaflets. Paul Shrimpton in the first of a series on the Scholl siblings.
Renewing the Social Contract
The United Kingdom goes to elections on December 12th at a time when national unity is desperately needed but Brexit continues to reveal, and deepen, the bitter divisions in British society. Is this ultimately business as usual in a robust democracy, or evidence of a deeper malaise? Daniel Coyne considers how British democracy lost its way and how it can be restored.