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Five years of Pope Francis

On the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis' election, Irish Jesuit theologian Gerry Whelan SJ in Rome, offers his highlights and lowlights of the papacy

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Where to for the Irish Church?

The lead articles of the Spring 2017 issue of Studies all concur in the judgement that a phase – at least a phase – of Irish Catholicism has ended

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Fr Nicolás resigns

Fr Adolfo Nicolás Pachón, Jesuit Superior General since January 2008, resigned his office today, during the first plenary session of the Society’s 36th General Congregation

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‘Simple, solemn, beautiful’.

At the opening Mass of GC36 Jesuits were called on to be courageous in their deliberations to choose a new leader.

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A giant in church-state history

John Courtney Murray SJ is a key figure in any discussion about Church and state in modern times. Gerry Whelan SJ spoke about him at the Loyola Institute's international conference in Trinity College Dublin.

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Jesuits discuss ‘being human today’

Jesuits involved in the intellectual apostolates of the Irish, Dutch, British, and Flanders Provinces met recently to address the theme of 'What it means to be human'.

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