2005

‘The Future of Europe – Challenges for Faith and Values’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin and Professor Tony Fahey, sociologist with the ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute), will address a public seminar on the topic “The Future of Europe – Challenges for Faith...

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Jesuit Centre Challenges Minister’s Housing Stats

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has challenged Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal, Noel Ahern TD, on his upbeat assessment of the housing statistics for 2004 issued today (11 July 2005).

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Milltown Institute Now Recognized College of NUI

The formal inauguration of Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology as a Recognised College of the National University of Ireland (NUI) takes place in Milltown Park on Wednesday 5th October from 6pm to 7pm.

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‘Macroblasphemy’- says letter to G8 Leaders from Jesuits

Jesuits from around the world today sent an open letter to the leaders of the G8 countries who will meet in Edinburgh this evening. The letter from the co-coordinators of the Jesuit Social Apostolate...

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Jesuits organise conference on ‘A Just Europe?’

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will give the keynote address at a daylong ‘Future of Europe Conference’ in Croke Park Stadium.  Other speakers include Peter Sutherland, Doris Peschke, David Begg...

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JRS organises MEP’s Inspection of Detention Facilities

Irish MEP’s will make an official visit to Cloverhill Prison detention facilities, to assess the situation of unsuccessful  asylum seekers  and irregular migrants  detained there and awaiting deportation.

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Irish Jesuit Bishop’s Remains Returned to Africa

The remains of Bishop James Corboy will be flown to Zambia for re-interement in the diocese of Monze where he was Bishop for thirty years. Bishop Corboy, a native of Caherconlish, Co.Limerick...

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Jesuit Justice Centre critical of ‘land-swap’

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice today June 23rd said that there is a danger that the Taoiseach’s ‘land swap’ proposal could lead to further ghettoes.

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Belvedere Commemorates Belsen

A special ceremony to mark the liberation of Belsen concentration camp sixty years ago to the day, will take place in Belvedere College, Dublin with Belsen survivors in attendance.

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MEPs Report on Visit to Cloverhill

Irish detention facilities for third country nationals are humane but the length of the detention and limitations on family rights are a cause for concern, say Irish MEPs who visited Cloverhill Detention Centre.

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