A papacy that promises simplicity and firmness
Caroline Farrow | 15 March 2013 |
tags: Francis, social justice, Vatican
The new pope has no time for “the spiritual sickness of a self-referential church”.
Another man from a far country
Michael Cook | 14 March 2013 |
tags: Francis, secular humanism, Vatican
Will a Pope from Argentina be able to brake the increasing secularisation of life in the West?
The butler did it
Edward Pentin | 09 October 2012 |
tags: Benedict XVI, justice, Vatican
... and was given a fair and transparent hearing in the first major criminal trial in the Vatican in modern times.
Human dignity, justice and the rule of law
Dominique Mamberti | 02 October 2012 |
tags: rule of law, United Nations, Vatican
The Vatican’s contribution to a high-level UN meeting stressed that laws must be derived from principles of justice that recognise the transcendent value of the human person.
Vatican’s controversial plan for financial reform
David J. Peterson | 19 January 2012 |
tags: global financial crisis, Vatican
“Economic liberalism”, based on utilitarianism and materialism, is the root cause of the global financial crisis, Catholic scholars argue.
Ireland’s torment continues
Michael Kirke | 27 July 2011 |
The Vatican has recalled its ambassador after a blistering attack from the prime minister.