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The life of an Irish francophile, Conor Harper, SJ

Conor Harper SJ has recently received the prestigious medal of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from the French Ambassador for his services to the french community in Ireland over the past forty years. He talks here to Pat Coyle about what his intimate connection with France has meant to him during this time.

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James Corboy SJ, Bishop of Monze

Catherine Dunne RSHM, talks to Pat Coyle about her book on the life of Limerick born James Corboy SJ, much beloved Bishop of Monze, Zambia.

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Eyes to the Heavens: Where a scientist finds God

Guy Consolmagno SJ is one of the Vatican astronomers in Castel Gandolfo. In this interview he talks about star gazing, truth, beauty, and how the cosmos can give us an insight into God and evil.

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Gesa Thiessen reflects on the state of Ecumenism today

Theologian Gesa Thiessen is an assistant Lutheran minister in Dublin. She believes that the ecumenical project is going through a time of winter. But she does see shoots of hope especially in women who have remained faithful to and challenging of their faith.

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Year Of Faith: The Popes take on celebrating Vatican II

Theologian Gerry Whelan SJ, recently wrote an article looking at what the Church calls ‘The Year of Faith’ – a way of celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Vatican II. He talks here to Pat Coyle about what he wrote and how we might work together on creating our own ‘year of faith’.

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Fr Eddie O’Donnell SJ reflects on Father Browne’s Titanic photo album

Religious obedience, Fr Frank Browne SJ was fond of noting, can save your life. He would know, having been ordered off the Titanic by his Provincial. His collection of photographs of the great liner, discovered by Fr Eddie O’Donnell among a collection of more than 40,000 negatives, are an extraordinary record, consulted even by James Cameron for the making of ...

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