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Reading the posters of the times

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The referendum campaign highlighted the persuasive power of experience and story. These are hugely important, but so too is a metaphysical sense of what it means to be human

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Getting under the skin of racism in Ireland

KEVIN HARGADEN :: We Irish have no right to imagine that racism is a problem just for other countries, particularly given the way we treat the Travelling Community

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Unique view of early Jesuit Irish mission

A recent publication by the Jesuit Archives in Rome provides a unique view of the first Jesuits in Ireland, during the Irish Mission of the 16th to 18th century.

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The ‘normalcy’ of homelessness

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The recent spate of harsh language around homelessness expresses a dangerous trend in our society. This is something Christians should be furious about.

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Michael Hurley

Michael Hurley SJ was a pioneer of ecumenism in Ireland, particularly in co-founding the Irish School of Ecumenics.

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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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Responding to Irish Church crisis

Vatican newspaper 'La Civiltà Cattolica' has published an article by Irish Jesuit theologian Gerry O'Hanlon on the need for reform of the Church in Ireland

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The Irish proclamation and a culture of life

JOHN DOOLEY SJ :: Patrick Pearse would be disappointed with the change of wording to our proclamation which no longer cherishes the unborn. My dream is to help in building a culture of life in our land.

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Studies commemorates 1916

The Spring 2016 issue of 'Studies' contains many articles which probe the values and significance of the 1916 Rising.

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