Rev Alan Boal speaks about Pope Francis and mercy in the wake of recent gangland killings on his doorstep.
Lutheran Amanda Berg endorses Pope Francis’ message of mercy offers her own views on mercy and grace.
Dr. Jessie Rogers, a lecturer in Biblical Studies who describes herself as ‘an ecumenical Christian’, welcomes the Pope’s Year of Mercy.
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.
‘Good Riddance or Good Influence? The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society’ is the title of an international conference to be held in June and organised by the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin.
Damien Burke of Irish Jesuit archives has been researching the material in the archives concerning the role of the Jesuits in 1916 and their reaction to the Rising.
Dr Roger Lipsey is author of a new book on the life and spirituality of Dag Hammarskjöld. He believes his death in a plane crash in 1961 was no accident and says he is a mystic and a martyr.
Virginia Woolf may have been an atheist but she had a rich spirituality, according to Professor Stephanie Paulsell in her 8 March lecture organised by SpIRE.
Peter McVerry SJ says we must regain our outrage and make it felt, if we as a society are to have any hope of effectively tackling the issue of homelessness and the housing crisis.
Twelve-year-old Clara O’Gormain from the Jesuit Scoil Iognáid in Galway features in Pope Francis latest book ‘Dear Pope Francis’ in which he answers questions from children around the world.