Category - crime and justice

  • August 30, 2014

    Stealing is a crime, but is it always a sin? Christian teaching over many centuries has said that to steal to meet an essential need is not in fact a sin, and that the real sin lies in the human systems and values that create such need.

  • February 17, 2014

    Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria.

  • January 9, 2013

    Plaid Cymru has called for the Probation Service to handed to the Welsh Government rather than privatised under Westminster plans.

  • November 18, 2010

    Being able to exercise a vote is an important symbol of being a citizen says Tim Newell. Trusting prisoners with a vote is a sign that they remain members of our community.

  • June 21, 2009

    No other democratic nation today imprisons people on such a scale or for as long as the US, Martin E. Marty is reminded. Visiting prisoners is a central test of devotion to the Jesus of the gospels. We are also called to a vision of restoration and release.

  • August 24, 2007

    The Kenyan government has ordered a fresh investigation into the death of the Rev John Anthony Kaiser, the Roman Catholic US-born priest, who died in the East African country on 24 August 2000. The announcement came ahead of the seventh anniversary of the priest's death.

  • November 22, 2006
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  • November 22, 2006