Category - ethics

  • 29 Apr 2009

    Conformity and concern about image are the enemies of truth, says Jill Segger. Yet they are everywhere in our testosterone-driven culture. Purity of heart enables us to respond to the unconventional or unexpected with integrity, as well as feeding clear-sighted conscience.

  • 14 Feb 2009

    An insistence on ethical leadership could change Africa, where the credibility of governance is often questioned, says a Kenyan theologian and environmentalist from the University of Nairobi

  • 6 Jan 2009

    The Charity Commission has criticised a Catholic hospital charity for the way it dealt with the consequences of its decision to sublet part of its premises to doctors prescribing contraceptives.

  • 13 Oct 2008

    A Geneva-based network that promotes debate on ethical issues has launched a global online library, with more than 1 million documents, to help lessen the "digital divide" between the northern and southern hemispheres.

  • 25 Sep 2008

    One could ask of any state how its political character and practices are intertwined with ethical or moral considerations.

  • 26 Jun 2008

    Atheists are often criticising the ethics of religious belief, says Giles Fraser. But do they base their own moral practice too much on what they are against?

  • 6 May 2008

    Anti-arms trade campaigners say that a new 'ethics' report commissioned by weapons giant BAE Systems will not change public perceptions of the company, following a High Court ruling over investigations into corruption charges.

  • 23 Apr 2008

    Agricultural export subsidies in rich countries which destroy local food production and the income of poor farmers in the global South need to be withdrawn to alleviate the world food crisis, says ethicist and priest Christoph Stückelberger.

  • 28 Mar 2008

    Controversial Scottish Catholic leader Keith O'Brien, accused of making intemperate and inaccurate remarks over the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, has vowed to keep the pressure on PM Gordon Brown.

  • 9 Feb 2008

    In a largely secular Britain faith is again a hot topic. Its political dimensions have attracted considerable attention but there has been relatively little about its legal implications.