In an article first published on The Conversation, DIRK MESSNER, director of the Institute for Environment and Human Security   at United Nations University, looks at how digital technologies may provide some answers in addressing the pressing need for greater sustainability...

In an article first published on The Conversation, Mathew Schmalz, professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in the US, looks at why the act of confession is so important in the Catholic Church...

US Catholic commentator THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks back at this week's Amazon Synod...

Writing in the US context, CHARLES C CAMOSY, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at how approaches to foster care are changing...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, CHRIS CHANCEY, founder and CEO of US-based Amplio Recruiting looks at the advantages of hiring refugees...

US Christian anti-death penalty activist and author SHANE CLAIBORNE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, reflects on events which took place in a US courtroom recently...

In an article first published on The Conversation, KARLA MARI MCKANDERS, of Vanderbilt University in the US, explains how changes to US immigration policies sees it now acting in violation of its own law governing treatment of refugees... 

In an article first published on The Conversation, CHRISTINA HICKS, of Lancaster University, ANDREW THORNE-LYMAN, of Johns Hopkins University, and PHILIPPA COHEN, of James Cook University, look at how fish could be used to tackle the world's "hidden hunger"...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, PAUL BRANDEIS RAUSHENBUSH, senior adviser for public affairs and innovation at Interfaith Youth Core, looks at the role cultivating friendships - particularly with those who come from different worldviews - on universities and colleges can play in bringing together a divided America...

In an article first published on The Conversation, JOANNE M PIERCE, professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in the US, looks at the history of the cross as a symbol of the Christian faith...

In an excerpt from his latest book - 'Christ in Crisis: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus', Sojourners' founder Rev JIM WALLIS argues that the current crisis in the US represents an opportunity to reconnect to "the person and teachings of Jesus"...

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