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Just surveillance?

Can mass surveillance by the state ever be justified? Maddy Fry looks at the debate through the perspective of Just War Theory


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Forthcoming Events

What does the future hold for the UK church?

Everyone knows the narrative - the church in the UK is in decline. But is it that simple? Discussion, 7th December.


The Church and the Charter

Thomas Andrew explores the forgotten Christian contributions to our most iconic legal document - Magna Carta

Theos Team Blog

The End of the Francis Effect?

Hannah Malcolm asks: Why is Pope Francis slipping in American opinion polls?

Religion in the Media

Jewish & Muslim leaders visit Dawabsha family in hospital

They convened to pray for the the victims of the Jewish terror attack in the Palestinian village of Duma - Jerusalem Post