Quotes of the week
Stop, please stop. I beg you with all my heart. I think of the children who are robbed of the hope of a dignified life, of a future. Dead children, wounded children, mutilated children, orphans, children who, for toys, have the debris of war. Children who do not know how to smile. - Pope Francis on Gaza.
The culture of the Department is closed and unnecessarily secretive . . . an inward-looking organisation with limited learning capacity and reduced openness to new ideas.
Report of the Independent Review Group on the Justice Department.