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Does Common Good mean anything?

Dr Patrick Riordan SJ is concerned about populism's common but unreflective use of the term 'the common good'

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Love, law and the 8th amendment

Irish Jesuit philosopher Dr Patrick Riordan discusses the 8th Amendment in light of his recent talk at Trinity College Dublin

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Democracy in peril

The theme of the current issue of Studies is the threats posed in recent times to democracy, even in some of the world's most staunchly democratic states

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Going deeper with Jihad

In the wake of the Manchester Arena attack, philosopher Pat Riordan SJ says it is a mistake to simply dismiss the actions of the suicide bomber as 'evil'

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The Church and paternalism

The Milltown Institute's spring lecture series on the reception of Vatican II over 50 years continued with 'Is the Church unjustifiably paternalistic in speaking of the common good', by Patrick Riordan SJ (Heythrop College, London)

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