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Masks for all: Protecting one another

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There are divergent views on whether the use of masks in public can help to slow the spread of COVID-19. Margaret Blackie looks at the example of the Czech Republic, which to date has had one of the lowest infection rates in Europe. Its citizens adopted the us... More »

Coronavirus, a sign of the times?

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The spread of the coronavirus was exacerbated by air travel. The virus itself crossed over from animals to humans because of the unsanitary conditions in which animals and human beings co-habited. Chris Chatteris says that the coronavirus serves as a warning t... More »

Querida Amazonia and the environment

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The recently published Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis, at surface value, focuses almost exclusively on the environment. Martin van Nierop highlights some of the passages that most clearly communicate the spirit of Querida Amazonia, but leaves us with th... More »

Racism, they say, is dead

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Associated Press (AP) recently cropped Ugandan climate change activist, Vanessa Nakate, from a group photograph in which she appears with her peers at the World Economic Forum. Anthony Adauka SJ points out that incidents like this are not new, and are indicati... More »

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