Monthly Archives: April 2019

Is Christianity a peaceful religion?

By Fionn Shiner A stir was caused recently after the Home Office refused asylum to a Christian convert from Iran. He said he converted to Christianity because it talks of “peace, forgiveness and kindness” whilst “in Islam there is violence, … Continue reading

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The Politics of Papal Etiquette (to kiss the ring or not to kiss the ring?)

By Joe Ronan Until comparatively recently, the etiquette of greeting people was rather straightforward.  A handshake would suffice for all other than close relatives, and even then polite restraint was the rule.   Increasingly though social greetings seem increasingly diverse … Continue reading

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