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New Junior Research Fellow position

The Las Casas Institute is delighted to announce that funding has been secured from charitable sources for a part-time Junior Research Fellow in Economics as a Moral Science. This ground breaking project, led by Prof Peter Rona, has already resulted in international symposia, papers from which he has edited for publication by Springer. The Junior...

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Chappell

Many congratulations to Dr. Keith Chappell,  an Associate of the Las Casas Institute who was awarded his DPhil in Theology on Saturday, 10th November. He combines his research in Christian social thought, with a role as a  Teaching Fellow  in Biological Sciences at the University of Reading In 2011 he co-edited, with Francis Davis the former Director of...

In the marketplace of ideas

Dr Hadas comments on the Vatican asking the right financial questions. The article can be found here.

Lights and Shadows of Modern Labour

Dr Edward Hadas writes on the Lights and Shadows of Modern Labour.

Fr Richard Finn visits St Michael’s Catholic High School in Watford

The director of the Institute, Fr Richard Finn celebrated mass and gave a talk on catholic social teaching at St Michael’s Catholic High School Watford on 27th February. In the picture are Head Teacher, Mr Eddie Conway and chaplain, Fr Terkura Igbe.

Human Dignity and Bioethics

Archbishop Paglia delivered the lecture on the 12th of February at Blackfriars Hall. A video recording of the event can be found on this link. The text of the speech can be found in the ‘Related Downloads’ section which is in the right hand column of the page.

Human Dignity and Diminished Capacity

One day workshop jointly hosted by the Las Casas Institute for Social Justice and the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. A report of the day’s workshops can be downloaded via the link in the column on the right.

Medium through Medium

Medium through Medium: Information and Language in the Play of Biblical Revelation, a paper by Dr Gabor Ambrus at a colloquium held in Oxford, co-sponsored by the Las Casas Institute and the Angelicum. A recording can be found at this link.

The Courts, the Church and the Constitution

The 2017 Annual Las Casas Lecture was delivered by Aidan O’Neill QC at Blackfriars on the 9th of November 2017. In his lecture, Aidan O’Neill QC reviews the unique relation between the Churches and the State that is found in Britain, considering both our history and the law as it stands now, and looking in...

Democracy and Human Dignity – Fit for Purpose?

The Las Casas Institute and St Mary’s University Twickenham jointly organised the first of a series of workshops and lectures examining the importance of human dignity in several policy areas. The first workshop, held at the Theos think tank in central London, was on human dignity, populism and the challenges to Western liberal democracy. Four...