ethics

Good Life on a Global Scale: Heythrop Conference
Heythrop College in London is hosting a Day Conference tomorrow that will explore the moral and philosophical questions associated with globilisation. The Conference will combine the publication of two books on the subject, published by Bloomsbury Publishing, including one by Dr Patrick Riordan SJ, who teaches political philosophy at Heythrop.‘Good Life on a Global Scale’ will focus on two main themes: solidarity and global common goods. They are addressed in the first two volumes of the new...
Dr Lisa Sowle Cahill (picture left), the internationally distinguished American moral theologian and ethicist, will deliver the annual Newman Lecture at Pembroke College in Oxford in March. Her lecture will be on Marriage and the family and the upcoming Synod.  The Newman Lecture is sponsored in turn by Campion Hall, St Benet’s Hall and Blackfriars.After graduating as a theologian from the Jesuit University of Santa Clara, Dr Sowle Cahill proceeded to the University of Chicago...
Patrice has worked as a child miner since he was eight
In 2008, the 35th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus (GC 35) recognised the fundamental relationship between people and creation and called for a deepening of this relationship, saying: “Care of the environment affects the quality of our relationship with God, with other human beings and with creation itself” (Decree 3: 32). This commitment to the environment led to the Jesuits establishing the Governance of Natural and Mineral Resources (GNMR) Network, which supports and...