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November 15, 2021
Famed ethicist Alasdair MacIntyre called upon academia and other Catholics and intellectuals, to invest in the “expensive conversation” about justice, and to sharpen their understanding of what constitutes human dignity. MacIntyre, whose teaching career spans 70 years and includes some of the most important books on virtue ethics such as “After Virtue” and “Dependent Rational
June 26, 2021
A local activist reacts to the sentencing of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on June 25, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images)   Judge Peter Cahill has sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020.  A jury in Minneapolis convicted Chauvin of murdering Floyd by kneeling
June 03, 2021
The secrecy of the Church’s judicial processes hurts the innocent, while the opacity of her general practices tends to protect evildoers. Together, the Church’s secrecy and opacity undermine public confidence in  her ability to deliver anything like justice.
April 29, 2021
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has reinstated the priestly faculties of Father Joseph Edward Bradley. The Bishop of Owensboro, Kentucky (USA) had temporarily suspended Fr Bradley from public ministry in 2019 after the Diocesan Review Board recommended that two allegations of sexual abuse of minors, dating to the early 1980s, be
December 28, 2020
Aid to the Church in Need has been following closely the case of Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Catholic girl from Madina Town, near Faisalabad.
December 24, 2020
A CBI (Central Bureau of Investigations – India’s National Investigative Agency) Court in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India handed over the life sentences earlier this week
January 17, 2018
A former prison psychiatrist condemns the culture of 'therapy' around rehabilitation
July 07, 2016
Cardinal Tagle is a 'Catholic rock star'; President Duterte scorns the Pope and believes in an eye for an eye. Both are loved by the people — so who will prevail?
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