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Irish Cardinals Welcome Jesuits’ New Father General

Cardinal Sean Brady and Cardinal Desmond Connell are among the many people giving a warm welcome to Fr Adolfo Nicolás SJ, the new Father General of the world-wide Jesuit Order. Fr Nicolás was elected this morning, Saturday 19 January 2008...

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One Hundred Thousand Messengers

The Irish Jesuits are giving away over one hundred thousand copies of The Messenger magazine this Sunday Nov 30th, 2008. It's Irelands biggest selling magazine with a circulation of over 100,000 and its Editor John Looby SJ receives almost one thousand letters a week.

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Jesuit Centre Calls for End to Detention of Asylum Seekers

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice ( JCFJ) today called for an end to detention of asylum seekers entering Ireland and for reform of the 1996 Refugee Act. They also called for greater transparency and more  information on the reasons for detention and the number of asylum seekers detained.

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Jesuit historian on Learning Lessons of past

Church of Ireland Archbishop Alan Harper and Catholic Archbishop Sean Brady, jointly launched Brian MacCuarta SJ’s book, Catholic Revival in the North of Ireland 1603-41 (Four Courts Press, 2007), in the O’Fiaich Library, Armagh, on Saturday 17 November 2007.

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Jesuits host major conference on addiction

A major conference on Addiction and the Family will take place in Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality. The event, organized by the Jesuits in Manresa, is part of their ongoing response to the Bishop’s call last year to open up a nationwide debate on the issue of addiction in Ireland today.

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‘Studies’ looks at death and dying

RTE's iconic broadcaster Micheal O Muircheartaigh will launch the winter edition the Jesuit Journal Studies which focuses on the theme of ‘Death, Dying and Bereavement’, in association with the Irish Hospice Foundation.

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Jesuits and ‘the joy’

 Prisoners in Mountjoy have today, Tue, Nov 25,'09 put their own hand-made Christmas cards on the market. The proceeds from the sales will go to an orphanage in Calcutta linked with the Jesuits in Gardiner St Church.

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‘Messenger’ in the pink!

For the first time in The Irish Jesuit Messenger's 121 year history, its iconic red cover has been transposed to a flush of pink as The Messenger  magazine‘s way of  supporting Action Breast Cancer Month.

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Irish Jesuit‘s book on Pope’s Theology

Joseph Ratzinger's Theological Ideas: Wise Cautions and Legitimate Hopes, is the title of the new book on on the theology of Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI by Jesuit theologian Jim Corkery.

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Irish prayer website celebrates 10th anniversary

Ash Wednesday Feb 25 ’09 marks the tenth anniversary of Sacred Space, the first online prayer website in the world and developed by the Jesuits in their Communication Centre in Leeson St Dublin.

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