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Father Adolfo meets the press

From the SJ Press Office, Rome: In view of the strong desire shown by the media for an ‘interview’ with Father General, Fr. General decided to meet the strong desire of the media for an ‘interview’ halfway. As this was not yet the moment for Father General to talk about the Congregation before he had received indications and even ‘mandates’, ...

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Milltown welcomes adult learners to come and look

Working in tandem with the AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival, the Milltown Institute is holding an Open Evening on Tuesday 5 February to introduce its adult education courses. It extends an invitation to all comers to “explore your questions about Spirituality, Philosophy and Theology in an open friendly environment”. At 6.15pm and again at 7.15pm, there will be a short presentation ...

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Who are the Jesuits of today?

Who are the Jesuits of today? What is their future? And why are they still seen by some Protestants as such a threat? With these introductory questions, William Crawley turned to Alan McGuckian SJ on BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence on 27 January. The interview was occasioned by the election of Adolfo Nicolás as Superior General. Others interviewed on the ...

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Strings to his bow

Colaiste Iognaid student Finn Gormley was featured in last week’s Sunday Tribune as he not only plays left wing for the Connaught Under-18 Schools Rugby, but he also is the Irish Under-18 Windsurfing Wave Champion. Finn is on the current college senior cup team, was on the Connaught Senior league winning team before Christmas, and has dreams of playing for ...

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Distinguished thinker speaks at Milltown

One of the world’s leading thinkers on religion and science, Dr John Polkinghorne, will give a public lecture in the Milltown Institute on the theme of ‘Human personhood: the context of hominid evolution’. It will take place on Tuesday, 19 February 2008. Dr Polkinghorne had a long and highly distinguished academic career – he taught theoretical physics for many years, ...

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Insight into theology of Pope Benedict

Michael Paul Gallagher SJ will give an insight into Pope Benedict XVI’s theology in a lecture in St Mary’s University College, Falls Road, Belfast, on Tuesday 29 January 2008. The lecture is entitled Pope Benedict’s Theology of Faith: A time of crisis and hope – also for Ireland? Michael Paul, a well-known author, currently dean of the faculty theology at ...

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Fr Adolfo Nicolás meets the Pope

After a busy first week as newly elected Fr General, Fr Nicolás met with His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI and renewed his vows before him. The Saturday audience began with a photo session and then the two sat down for a warm and friendly conversation. The Holy Father was pleased to hear that that the general congregation had formed a ...

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Íosánaigh ar An tuath nua

Ar TG4 ag 7:30 i.n. caitheann Pádraic Ó Neachtain an lá in éineacht le sagart Íosánach agus é i mbun oibre.

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