Our Faith and Science during the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 2020 Feature Many of us are afraid in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has grown in scale globally. Recovery is months away. It appears that things may not return to pre-COVID norms until a vaccine is found, produced in large quantities...

Truly #Blessed

June 2020 Credo For some time now I have been receiving emails in which the senders use the word “Blessings” as the valediction. These emails are mostly from Christians, although some of my Muslim friends also sign off their messages in this way. Indeed, words like...

The Great Equaliser?

June 2020 Pulse On March 31, Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, described Covid-19 as ‘the great equaliser’. There is a sense in which Cuomo was right: the coronavirus is no respecter of persons and has in its wake afflicted healthcare professionals, a member of...

Ethics and the Pandemic Triage

May 2020 Pulse One of the greatest challenges that doctors and healthcare professionals face in the situation of a widespread virus outbreak like the current Covid-19 pandemic has to do with decisions they have to make on a daily basis concerning which patients should...

Abiding in the True Vine

May 2020 Credo Abiding in Christ is a familiar theme to Christians. Jesus tells his disciples in John 15:5, “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” Interpreters...