politics

COVID-19, law and human rights

December 8, 2021

The theme which dominates the Winter 2021 issue of 'Studies' is the legal and human rights dimensions of the pandemic in Ireland.

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Democracy stress-tested by COVID-19

December 7, 2021

DERMOT ROANTREE :: The pandemic is the latest and most strenuous test of the strength of democratic commitments in many countries.

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Studies: The world in 2021

March 23, 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of 'Studies' takes stock of the state of the world and the Church after the watershed events of 2020

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Pandemic populism

January 21, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The Irish government's recent failures to put the common good before private interest in managing the pandemic display a brand of populist thinking.

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Moving beyond the old battles between science and religion

November 18, 2020

GERALDINE MOONEY SIMMIE :: Real change in our world will require moving away from the hyper-rationalism that shows in both science and religion

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Just war is just gone

October 19, 2020

KEVIN HARGADEN :: 'Fratelli tutti' takes a firm stance on "Christological non-violence" and casts doubt on the theological viability of just-war theory.

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How do we think theologically about general elections?

January 29, 2020

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Elections are a serious business, even if experience leaves us with reduced expectations

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Elections should address ‘burning issue’ of ecology

January 29, 2020

Gerry O'Hanlon SJ, Jesuit theologian, discusses with Pat Coyle the upcoming general election from a Christian perspective

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Johnson shows how explosive language can be

October 3, 2019

TOM CASEY SJ :: Boris Johnson's inflammatory language alerts us to the need to watch our own tongues.

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Brexit, backstop and integrity

October 16, 2018

Jesuit Bishop argues that the 'backstop' proposal is essential in any post-Brexit scenario

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