Edmund Grace SJ

Democracy in peril

September 13, 2017

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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Edmond Grace SJ

video November 24, 2014

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Voting out of hope, not fear

September 1, 2009

Edmond Grace SJ has an article in last week’s Irish Catholic entitled ‘Lisbon, Life and Open Government.’ In this week’s newsletter Edmond continues the series he began last week making...

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Return of the Lisbon Treaty

August 25, 2009

In the first of a series of podcasts, Edmond Grace SJ argues earnestly that the Irish ought to vote Yes to Lisbon in the upcoming referendum. To vote against the...

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Faith and politics in Venice

September 16, 2008

Edmond Grace’s focus on politics and faith brought him to Venice for a week-long reflection on the topic, together with twenty-six young adults – the photo shows them outside San...

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Lisbon and lost trust

June 17, 2008

In this brief commentary on the rejection of the Lisbon Treaty by the Irish electorate, Edmond Grace SJ identifies in Irish politics a crisis of trust which requires attention. After...

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“I’m voting yes, and here’s why”

June 9, 2008

Edmond Grace SJ, author of Democracy and Public Happiness, sees the Lisbon Treaty as necessary for the smooth and coherent functioning of the European Union. The old rubrics of government,...

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The EU, Lisbon, and ineffective leadership

May 13, 2008

Edmond Grace SJ, author of Democracy and Public Happiness, wants to see the Lisbon treaty succeed. But he pulls no punches in this broadside against the ‘ineffective leadership’ of politicians...

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Venice Workshop revisits big questions

February 12, 2008

The Venice Workshop on Faith and Politics held in August 2006 was so inspiring that it is being reprised this year. From 24-31 August 2008, a group of young Europeans...

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Democracy and happiness – a good kind of warfare

June 19, 2007

by Edmond Grace SJ Appendix II: Warfare and Spirituality Peace cannot be sustained by the shrill denunciation of those who resort to armed violence and certainly not by a supercilious...

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