Archive

2019
Population explosion is inviting disasterJuly
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
National Security Study Memorandum 200October
A proven methodFebruary
Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul IIJanuary
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
Notes to a flurry of lettersMarch
Catholic Herald 2February
The NewmanJanuary
Catholic Herald 1January
2006
Letter to Leicester MercuryDecember
Italy got it right: temporarilyJune
The Consensus on PopulationJune
Pontifical Council for the Family and DemographyApril
A Benedictine Assessment in 1969March
2005
Improving Health in Developing CountriesNovember
Letter from a Professor of DemographyOctober
Niger: Population and povertyAugust
The Tablet – Population, Poverty and AidJuly
The TabletJune
Population Density, Fertility, Prosperity and PovertyMay
Population and Land ResourcesMay
Causes of poverty in Third WorldMay
A taboo subject: The connection between population, poverty and violenceMay
Zambia: Being economical with the actualitéMay
St Theresa’s Mission, Luanshya, ZambiaMarch
Bishops’ voting on contraceptionMarch
2004
Iraq and PopulationNovember
Population and AIDS – The Non-Statistical StoryNovember
Philippines and South KoreaOctober
Family Planning and the American RightOctober
Spotlight Letter about WDM PampletAugust
The “Unrepayable Debt” of Small CountriesAugust
Africa and Middle East – SimplestAugust
Africa and Middle East – SimplerAugust
Africa and Middle East – SimpleAugust
Over The Border – ZimbabweAugust
Livingstone’s StatueAugust
The “International Left” and Zambian DebtAugust
Hilary BennJuly
Keep it ShortJuly
2003
Catholicism and PopulationNovember
Groups Who Think Population is ImportantNovember
The Cardinal and the PopeAugust
Peter HebblethwaiteJuly
The Times – Palestine and PopulationMarch
Famine in the Horn of AfricaMarch
Islam on moveFebruary
AJP Taylor on the Revolutions of 1848February
The Communist ManifestoFebruary
2002
1 – 2 – 4 – 8 – 16 – 32 – 64 –October
TheologiansSeptember
Zambian Debt – The Catholic view and the creditors viewAugust
Zambian Debt – The Financial Times viewJuly
Malawi, Elspeth King and The TimesJune
Botswana – The EconomistMay
Zambia and MalaysiaFebruary
2001
AIDS Life Expectancy and Nineteenth Century LeicesterNovember
Birth Control/Michael FraynOctober
Trouble in the Middle EastOctober
Encyclopedia Britannica – PopulationFebruary
The Catholic Church – The Economist ReviewsFebruary
2000
Fr Arthur McCormackOctober
BMJ Letter on DebtSeptember
Catholic practical help for the extremely poorSeptember
Pre-2000
Justice and Peace1999
The dependency culture does more harm than good1997
Population: at the root of conflict1996
Catholics and Communism. The 1970s and 1980s.1995
Marxist theology will not help the poor1995
Why the Pope is above politics1991
Slogans that can mislead1991
Pie in the sky when you die1978