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  • Venezuelan prelate pleads for urgent distribution of emergency aid January 19, 2017
    Venezuelan prelate pleads for urgent distribution of emergency aidThe head of the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference has issued a plea to his government to open humanitarian channels to allow the Church’s aid agency Caritas to distribute desperately needed medicines and basic goods. Addressing a gathering of his fellow prelates in Caracas, Archbishop Diego Rafae […]
  • Entering the Age of Trump January 19, 2017
    Entering the Age of Trump by Greg Daly January 19, 2017 Greg Daly talks to First Things editor RR Reno about what the Trump presidency means “Populism is the spirit of the moment,” says R.R. Reno, editor of the American journal First Things, pointing to what he sees as key to the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency. “Populism has a cultural and spi […]
  • Fine Gael ignores the real issue in education January 19, 2017
    Fine Gael ignores the real issue in education by Michael Kelly January 19, 2017 "Mr Bruton and his Fine Gael colleagues seem determined to make a mountain out of a molehill”, writes Michael Kelly Education Minister Richard Bruton When it comes to education policy, Fine Gael seems to have adopted the policy of diversion as the best form of defence. In se […]