Africa's time to shine
Three Jesuits colleagues recently visited the Eastern African Province to investigate possibilities of teaming up for youth ministries. They were "graced days", writes Noelle Fitzpatrick.
Hard head, soft heart
"I get very annoyed when people say 'oh, what a gentle man, so shy, drinks orange juice'. He's as tough as old boots when he's commited to his policies." Jim Corkery SJ on Pope Emeritus Benedict.
Sisters in a storm
Sr Florence Deacon, head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, spoke recently at Milltown Park about the Vatican's assessment of the Conference, which astonished and dismayed its members.
Whose school is it anyway?
A new book by educationalist David Tuohy SJ attempts to give depth and breadth to the issues surrounding the patronage of Irish schools, and so to enhance the quality of the debate.
Fergie's Jesuit connection
Joe Dargan SJ met Sir Alex Ferguson ten years ago and they've been good friends ever since. Joe has many insights into the man regarded by many as the greatest football manager ever.
Dare to judge
Speaking out of a deep first-hand knowledge of the Latin dictatorships of the 1970s and 80s, Michael O'Sullivan SJ contextualises the words and deeds of Pope Francis.