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Divine mercy two years on

March 13, 2015

TOM CASEY SJ :: As we mark the 2nd anniversary of the election of Pope Francis, Tom Casey argues that theologians could learn a lot from the Pope's message of...

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Two years of Pope Francis

March 11, 2015

MICHAEL PAUL GALLAGHER SJ :: After two years of his pontificate, it is easy to identify how Pope Francis is different from recent popes. He clearly offers a somewhat different...

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The trouble with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

February 25, 2015

RICHARD LEONARD SJ :: Richard Leonard thinks that '50 Shades of Grey' is somewhat tragic. In interview with Pat Kenny on Newstalk he asks if this is the way we...

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Georgetown salutes Fr Heelan

February 13, 2015

PAT COYLE :: Fr Patrick Heelan SJ's death has been well noted by Georgetown University, Washington, where he spent so many years and did so much good work as academic...

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Can God and evil co-exist?

February 9, 2015

BRIAN GROGAN SJ :: ‘Monstrous’ and ‘a maniac’ was how Steven Fry described God on RTÉ. Brian Grogan SJ, who responded to fry on a Newstalk panel with Pat Kenny,...

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The Auschwitz Jesuit Priest of Divine Mercy

January 26, 2015

TOM CASEY SJ :: Tuesday, 27th of January, 2015, is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Fr Tom Casey SJ shares the story of Fr Antoni...

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Bonhoeffer in Rome

January 23, 2015

DERMOT ROANTREE :: On his visit to Italy as an 18-year-old in 1924, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was enthralled by the sights he witnessed in the Jesuit mother-church, the Gesù, and in...

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Je ne suis pas Charlie

January 15, 2015

BRIAN LENNON SJ :: 'Je suis Charlie' is a passionate cry to defend our right to dissent and to challenge. But a question remains to be answered: even if we...

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Why Jesus never read the New Testament

January 14, 2015

Jesus meant so much to Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, that Ignatius once said he would have loved to have been Jewish himself, so that he...

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Pope Francis and his discontents

January 13, 2015

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Pope Francis may be the most popular man in the world, but he certainly has his critics. The most vocal – and at times intemperate – of...

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