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The Family, the State and the Common Good

The family is where we learn to relate and so underpins our ability to build the Common Good. But does the state help or hinder family life?

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Imagining the Common Good

Can cathedrals be places to inspire a sense of belonging, to connect with the sacred, where our aspirations for the Common Good find expression?

 

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Healing a divided nation: is the church prepared?

What can be done to heal our divisions? How should people across the churches respond? Are we willing to give up our own tribalism?...

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The space between: finding common ground

How are we most likely to achieve social change? Through political campaigning or by finding common ground at local level?

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A Common Good approach to Housing and Land

How can Christian social teaching help us tackle the housing crisis and reform land use? A new set of recommendations shows us how...

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Forgiveness builds the Common Good

In a society scarred by division, an unlikely friendship reveals that forgiveness is a freedom and helps to build the Common Good...

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Transformational politics for the Common Good

Enabling local leadership brings tangible results when churches help to tackle not only financial poverty, but political and cultural poverty too...

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Making sense of the political moment

Understanding underlying the cultural causes and navigating well is vital if we are to avoid becoming 'useful idiots' enabling political extremes...

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The Perils of Identity Politics

While we live in echo chambers alienated from how our neighbours live, how can we forge a common life together in which everyone thrives?...

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