Catholic Bishops on Same-Sex Marriage

May 2016 Pulse The recently-concluded Synod on the Family (4 – 25 October 2015), a historic meeting of 270 bishops from around the world at the Vatican, published a report on some of the most controversial issues surrounding marriage, divorce and sexuality after three...

Religion and Violence

May 2016 Feature Article We have recently witnessed tragic events of violence in many parts of the world.  The massacres in Belgium, Paris, and Pakistan, the shooting in California, the tension in Jerusalem, and the terrorist attacks in Turkey, Egypt, Ivory Coast, and...

Cities and Human Flourishing

May 2016 Pulse  In his fascinating book, Triumph of the City the world-renown economist Edward Glaeser describes the significance of cities in the history of human civilisation with great eloquence and inimitable passion. ‘Cities’, he writes, ‘the dense agglomerations...