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‘God, You’re Breaking My Heart’

God, you're breaking my heart

'God, you're breaking my heart', is a new book by Brian Grogan SJ exploring the problem of evil and suffering and the possibilities of a powerful spiritual response to it.

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A giant in church-state history

Gerry Whelan SJ

John Courtney Murray SJ is a key figure in any discussion about Church and state in modern times. Gerry Whelan SJ spoke about him at the Loyola Institute's international conference in Trinity College Dublin.

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Pioneering spirit in Africa

Charlie Searson SJ

As Director of the Pioneer Association in Zambia, Charlie Searson SJ has helped to devise a government policy to meet chronic alcohol abuse. Sadly this policy is now under attack from vested interests

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Serving need not creed


Michael Zammit SJ recently met the Jesuit Refugee staff who cook meals for eight thousand people every day, in Aleppo, Syria.

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A Presbyterian take on mercy

Rev Alan Boal

Rev Alan Boal speaks about Pope Francis and mercy in the wake of recent gangland killings on his doorstep.

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A Lutheran take on mercy


Lutheran Amanda Berg endorses Pope Francis' message of mercy offers her own views on mercy and grace.

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Mercy from the womb of God


Dr. Jessie Rogers, a lecturer in Biblical Studies who describes herself as 'an ecumenical Christian', welcomes the Pope's Year of Mercy.

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Attracting young people to religious life

Bernhard A. Eckerstorfer OSB

Those involved in promoting vocations need to think differently and understand youth culture today, according to Bernhard Eckerstorfer OSB, an Austrian Benedictine speaking at a recent SpIRE event.

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