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Ecumenics launch in Belfast

Dr. Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher, launched the new book edited by Fr. Michael Hurley SJ, The Irish School of Ecumenics 1979-2007, on Thursday 1 May in Belfast. In his speech Michael noted that “the history of the School is the history of its growing involvement in Northern Ireland”, and that political peace and Christian unity were ...

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Ecumenics book launch

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE) director, Linda Hogan, were the main speakers at the launch of the book The Irish School of Ecumenics, 1970-2007, edited by Michael Hurley SJ. It was launched at a reception in the Milltown Institute on Thursday 3 April. The Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was joined by the Church of Ireland Archbishop, ...

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Looking back on the School of Ecumenics

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will launch Michael Hurley’s book The Irish School of Ecumenics (1970-2007) on Thursday 3 April 2008 at 7.30 pm in the Milltown Institute. The book is a memoir as much as a history and the story of the school is recounted by its former Directors and present head, Linda Hogan. Other contributors include Robin Boyd, John D’Arcy May, Alan Falconer, Geradline Smyth OP and Kenneth Kearon.

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Ecumenism ‘for the ever greater glory of God’

November 8, 2007 Ecumenism ’for the ever greater glory of God’ Fr Arrupe’s Dublin visit in August 1971 by Michael Hurley SJ The highlights of Fr Arrupe’s visit in 1971 were, for me at least, 1) the opening dinner in his honour, 2) his address to the International Congress of Jesuit Ecumenists, 3) the Mass at which he presided, and 4) last but far from least, the luncheon given in his honour by the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, Alan Buchanan.The menu for the opening dinner, a copy of which I find in my papers, reminds us that entertainment throughout was provided by two Jesuit

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Islam: opponent or partner?

Michael Hurley regrets that the Pope’s recent reference to Islam in the University of Regensburg will hinder the necessary development of a partnership with all people of faith. Sometime in the 1960s, a book appeared with the title Rome: Opponent or Partner? The author was suggesting that the time had come for his fellow-Protestants to consider the Roman Catholic Church ...

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