• Why Catholic Social Thought Matters for the Future of Global Development

    Why Catholic Social Thought Matters for the Future of Global Development

    As part of Georgetown's Global Futures Initiative, bloggers from three continents reflect on the relevance of Catholic social thought for the future of development.

  • Response to Ebola: Mapping Religious Networks and FIOs

    Response to Ebola: Mapping Religious Networks and FIOs

    Berkley Center and WFDD researchers track responses to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa by a range of faith-inspired organizations and communities.

  • As We See It

    As We See It

    Drew Christiansen, S.J. and Ra'fat Aldajani outline their positions on major Israeli-Palestinian issues, including a Palestinian state, Israeli settlements, Gaza, and a shared future.

  • Global Research on Education and Social Justice

    Global Research on Education and Social Justice

    Four Georgetown students conducted field research in Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, and Nicaragua at faith-based educational institutions. Read their findings in a newly published report.

  • Faith, Hope and Charity: A German Look to 2015

    Faith, Hope and Charity: A German Look to 2015

    Katherine Marshall says Germany's official focus on religion as a central factor in development strategy reflects a new willingness to explore and speak to the positive and negative roles that religious beliefs and institutions play in world affairs.

Upcoming Events

February 4, 2015

Military Chaplains in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond: Advisement and Leader Engagement in Highly Religious Environments

In Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, East Timor, and East Africa, military chaplains have stepped outside the wire to engage local religious leaders in the pursuit of peace, counseled military commanders on local cultural issues, and comforted the hurting—including among local populations. 

February 5, 2015

“The Man Who Saved the World” Film Screening and Discussion on Avoiding Nuclear Disaster

“The Man Who Saved the World” tells the story of how Stanislav Petrov, a Russian lieutenant colonel, sacrificed his own career—and prevented all-out nuclear war—by disobeying the chain of command and following his conscience on September 26, 1983. The film, starring Kevin Costner, will be screened as part of a national screening event to raise awareness about the continuing threat of nuclear di...

February 10, 2015

British Catholics, Muslims and the Social Conscience of Churches

The integration of Muslims in British society is generating a heated public debate that is echoing the broader European debate on the legitimacy of Islam in the West. Exacerbated by the Paris attacks, debates have intensified on the compatibility of Muslim religious practices with secular values as well as on the peaceful coexistence of Muslims with believers of other faiths or non-believers.<b...

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