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David Stewart, S.J., a native of Scotland, lives and works in various Jesuit ministries in South London. 

Politics & Society Dispatches
May 19, 2017
More and more, the political campaigns are indistinguishable from advertising campaigns for, say, breakfast cereals.
Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC studios in London after appearing on a morning show Sunday April 30, 2017. Britain goes to the polls for a General Election on upcoming June 8. ( John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
May 05, 2017
The U.K. populace at large did not appear to share the delight of the media and the political classes as the shortest parliament in 45 years came to an abrupt end.
Arts & Culture Theater
April 26, 2017
The 'Hamlet'-inspired play made the playwright Tom Stoppard an overnight sensation.
No fun allowed? The northbound Bakerloo line platform at Edgware Road
Politics & Society Dispatches
April 20, 2017
The London police have issued a statement asking "D.J.s to refrain from using the Tube as a pop-up club.”
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
Politics & Society Dispatches
April 05, 2017
George Osborne lost his old government job when the Brexit referendum swept David Cameron's team off the political stage.
Londoners link hands during a commemorative event to mark last week's attack outside Parliament on Westminster Bridge on March 29. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 29, 2017
Across the capital Londoners have been resolute, demonstrating an absolute refusal to be intimidated by this or any terror event
A European and British Union flags hang outside Europe House, the European Parliament's British offices, in London, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 21, 2017
Each forecasted outcome would have been mocked only a few years ago—yet today, neither is unthinkable.
Demonstrators gather during a children's refugee protest in 2016 in London. (CNS photo/Hannah McKay, EPA
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 10, 2017
Some estimates suggest that there could be as many as 90,000 unaccompanied refugee minors scattered across Europe.
Demonstrators on Feb. 20, 2017, rally in Parliament Square against a planned state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Politics & Society Dispatches
February 24, 2017
This is not a country at ease with itself, if it ever were. The United Kingdom continues to display more and more intolerance and anger.
The Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, pictured here at the Palace of Westminster in June 2014, says he strongly opposes letting U.S. President Donald Trump address Parliament during a state visit to the U.K. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool, File)
Politics & Society Dispatches
February 08, 2017
Cardinal Vincent Nichols used an interview to condemn the “false notion” that Christianity and Islam are in conflict.