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GC35 adopts first three decrees

Three decrees have been adopted by the General Congregation in Rome in recent days. The first of them (29 February) concerns ‘Governance at the Service of the Universal Mission‘ and calls for a renewal of the Jesuit mode of government in such a way that it remains authentically Ignatian. The second decree is ‘On Obedience’. It looks at issues which ...

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The family today

The Irish family is not in crisis, but neither is it in full health. So argues Fergus O’Donoghue SJ in the editorial of the spring 2008 issue of Studies, which takes as its theme ‘The family today’. ‘There are social and ideological currents that affect all of us,’ Fr O’Donoghue continues; ‘if we try to understand them, we will have ...

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Mr Frank Murphy, RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Frank Murphy, father of Fr. James (Séamus) Murphy SJ, who died in Salthill, Galway. Funeral details will be published in Wednesday’s papers. Ar dheis lamh De go raibh a anam.

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JCFJ book comes out in Spanish

A book produced by the Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has recently been translated into Spanish and will now reach a much wider readership. The Development of Peoples: Challenges for Today and Tomorrow was translated by ALBOAN, a partner organisation of the JCFJ, and will be distributed by the Spanish Jesuit publishing house Mensajero, under the title El ...

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Can faith and politics mix?

Can faith inform secular affairs while respecting freedom of conscience? This is one of the questions up for discussion at the Sixth Slí Eile Pub Conversation, which will be held at the Belvedere Hotel, Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1, on 11 March between 7.30pm and 9.30pm. To help bring issues into focus, Senator Ronan Mullen will be present as guest ...

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Is Love Enough? Action Makes Love Real

The Pobal Dé conference held in Milltown Park on Saturday 1 March was a great success. More than one hundred people attended. Below is the full text of Gerry O’Hanlon’s address to the conference. Introduction: Love lost? ‘Today, the term “love” has become one of the most frequently used and misused of words, a word to which we attach quite ...

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