1923: Ireland joins the League of Nations

October 25, 2023

STUDIES :: One hundred years ago, the Irish Free State – not even one full year in existence – joined the League of Nations.

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Nationalism and the Christian call to solidarity

June 7, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Attachment to one's nation should not entail a lessening of one's sense of belonging to wider humanity.

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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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