Large African families are due to lack of education
Says non-condescending French President...
Why we should learn to love the full stop.
As pilots say: take-off is optional, landing is compulsory.
Witch-hunting does no one any good
We must not imagine things to be worse than they are in the clerical sex abuse scandal
Prepare for persecution
Religious exemptions are a double-edged sword, says an Australian pastor
Celebration cake – paid for by the baker
The British Supreme Court rules against compelled speech, at a cost.
In Pakistan, it takes courage to be a Christian
Two stories of heroic women, one of them on death row for 'blaspheming' against the Prophet
First Man: a new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the Moon
Neil Armstrong as a fallible and complex human being
Forgiving Jordan Hunt
How a pro-life demonstration incident became troll fodder and victimised the offender.
The parallels between Karamazov and Kavanaugh
Cultural narratives and the demands of justice.
How Hungary is trying to reverse its population decline
But will it work?
Is Paul Kagame loosening his grip on Rwanda’s political space?
Releasing political prisoners might be spectacular, but he needs to do more.
Australia’s Ruddock Report constrains, not expands, federal religious exemptions
Leaked extracts recommend the introduction of a federal prohibition on religious discrimination
What if we changed women’s ‘success sequence’
Could children come before tertiary education?
Hoax offers hope that post-modernist madness is fading
A hilarious send-up of academic twaddle makes a serious point
How to prepare for bad news? Good literature and art
Sophocles, Dante and Shakespeare can arm us against sadness and anger.
Can there be too many biographies of Dr Johnson?
Even if we do not take Johnson for a guide, we cannot fail to warm to his moral stature.
A middle class world
We are reaching a global tipping point...but this one's good!
Nobel Peace Prize awarded for campaigns against sexual violence
A former ISIS sex slave and a Congolese physician are this year's laureates
America after Kavanaugh
We’ve learned that social media warriors are not all-powerful
Child shaming online
How can a parent today not know the power of the internet?
Canadian Cardinal defends Pope against cover-up claims
Cardinal Marc Ouellet writes scathing letter to Pope's critic
‘Often in error, never in doubt’: How the internet is driving the fractionalisation of society
Relativism in practice.
Think journalism’s tough today? Try being a reporter in the Gilded Age
In the late 19th Century, most of the bureau news was fake
I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What You Should Know About a New Study on Transgender Suicide
Namely, no proof that radical therapies will prevent adolescents attempting suicide
Sex in the land of the rising sun
It's becoming less common.