Archive

2018
Our two new saintsOctober
2017
The Forgotten Population ExplosionMarch
2016
Yemen’s populationOctober
Too PC over populationJanuary
2015
Population is Middle East time bombDecember
Population growthOctober
Size mattersJuly
The scandal is overJune
Rapid population growth will undo all the work we’ll have doneJune
Population rise ignoredMay
The drama no Church leader talks aboutMay
Population is the threatJanuary
The Times – Comment in electronic editionJanuary
2014
The Two BillionNovember
2013
A startling queryNovember
Aid yes, but also limit populationOctober
David Attenborough is right to worry about population growthOctober
MalthusianismAugust
An enormous, world changing, demographic dramaJune
Half of Catholics don’t share viewApril
Catholics and fertility ratesMarch
1877February
Population growth key to widespread hunger in the worldFebruary
2012
Andrew MitchellOctober
Melinda GatesSeptember
Catholics and contraceptionApril
Why people still go hungryMarch
Political CorrectnessMarch
Letter published in the Catholic Herald – FebruaryFebruary
Letter published in the Catholic Herald – JanuaryJanuary
2011
A Prolonged TragedyDecember
In the 21st century almost all of us are followers of Thomas MalthusNovember
We will live to see the results of the great population gambleAugust
Ineluctable demographicsAugust
Two LettersJuly
Over-optimistic headline: The world won’t be crowded overallApril
Overseas aid must be linked with family planning provisionMarch
Defending Thomas MalthusFebruary
2010
Demography and ZambiaDecember
Demographics of PovertyOctober
Two LettersApril
Demography for CatholicsJanuary
2009
Family planningSeptember
World is facing a population crisisMay
Population: A taboo is brokenApril
The taboo, or semi-taboo, or consensus on discussing population growthMarch
2008
The Leicester Mercury – AfricaAugust
The Times – AfricaJuly
Population, Poverty and ConflictJanuary
2007
The Environment and PopulationDecember
Kenya – Letter from a demographerDecember
Ignoring one of the great events of historyAugust
“Population must be discussed”April
Catholic Herald 2February
The NewmanJanuary
Catholic Herald 1January
2006
Letter to Leicester MercuryDecember
Winter 2006-2007
Notes to a flurry of letters Notes
Catholic Herald 2 February
Catholic Herald 1 January
The Newman January
Letter to Leicester Mercury December
2006
The Consensus on Population June
Italy got it right: temporarily June
Pontifical Council for the Family and Demography April
A Benedictine Assessment in 1969 March
2005
Improving Health in Developing Countries November
Letter from a Professor of Demography October
Niger: Population and poverty August
The Tablet July
The Tablet June
Poverty and Population Density May
Land Resources May
The Times May
Rwanda - Prof. Guillebaud May
Economical with the Actualité May
Luanshya March
Bishop's Voting on Contraception March
2004
Universe - Iraq and Population November
Non-Statistical - Population and AIDS November
Philippines and South Korea October
Family Planning and the American Right October
Spotlight Letter about WDM Pamphlet August
Unrepayable Debt of Small Countries August
Africa and Middle East - Simplest August
Africa and Middle East - Simpler August
Africa and Middle East - Simple August
Over the Border - Zimbabwe August
Livingstone's Statue August
International Left and Zambian Debt August
Hilary Benn July
Keep it Short July
2003
Catholicism and Population November
Groups Who Think Population is Important November
The Cardinal and the Pope August
Peter Hebblethwaite June
The Times: Palestine and Population March
Famine in the Horn of Africa March
AJP Taylor on the Revolutions of 1848 February
The Communist Manifesto February
Islam on move February
2002
1 - 2 - 4 - 8 - 16 - 32 - October
Theologians September
Zambian Debt - The Financial Times view August
Zambian Debt - The Catholic view August
Malawi, Elspeth King & The Times June
Botswana - The Economist June
Zambia and Malaysia February
2001
AIDS Life Expectancy and Nineteenth Century Leicester November
Birth Control/Michael Frayn October
Trouble in the Middle East October
Encyclopedia Britannica - Population February
The Catholic Church: The Economist reviews February
2000
Fr Arthur McCormack October
BMJ Letter on Debt September
Catholic Practical Help for the Extremely Poor September
Pre-2000
The dependency culture does more harm than good 1997
Population: at the root of conflict 1996
Catholics and Communism. The 1970's and 1980's. 1995
Marxist theology will not help the poor 1995
Why the Pope is above politics 1991
Slogans that can mislead 1991
Pie in the sky when you die 1978
Articles
Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II 2014
Justice and Peace 1999