Qassem Suleimani became a symbol of a wider network of Iranian ambition across the Middle East. That network remains structurally unchanged by his murder.

Donald Trump’s decision to kill Qassem Suleimani has opened a Pandora’s box. Giving the command to target Suleimani was a momentous act, apparently un(...)

A plaque honouring Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Berlin, Germany. File photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Next year, 2020, will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the second World War. It also marks the death of Lutheran pastor and theologian Dietrich(...)

Former president Mary McAleese  will take part in a public conversation with renowned American Benedictine nun Sr Joan Chittister at Trinity College Dublin in November. File photograph: Naoise Culhane

Former president Mary McAleese is to be presented with one of the most prestigious prizes in the Catholic world for her 500,000-word doctoral thesis o(...)

Norah Casey  wondered why women who might want a symposium on such themes had not organised one themselves.

Well-known Catholic Irish women were not invited to speak at the World Meeting of Families women’s symposium by organiser Norah Casey because her “per(...)