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The EU, Lisbon, and ineffective leadership

Edmond Grace SJ, author of Democracy and Public Happiness, wants to see the Lisbon treaty succeed. But he pulls no punches in this broadside against the ‘ineffective leadership’ of politicians who are promoting it. Lisbon – with a little bit of uncertainty If the people of Ireland adopt the Lisbon Treaty it will be in spite of the ineffective leadership ...

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The European Union: broadening the vision

For the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Irish Jesuit Provincial, Fr John Dardis, addressed a gathering in St Patrick’s Cathedral. Faith communities, he remarked, have much to offer the new Europe. Background to the Treaty of Rome We come today in a religious context to talk about the treaty of Rome 1957, which has shaped so much ...

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Building faith, enhancing credibility

In an interview with RNN’s Eileen Good, Gerry O’Hanlon explains the thinking behind his article on the future of the Catholic Church in Europe, in The Future of Europe, a recent book of the Centre of Faith and Justice. ‘Europe and the Roman Catholic Church’ is the title of an article by Jesuit priest Gerry O’Hanlon, featured in The Future ...

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Both sides now – the EU and Globalisation

Does the EU need more integration or less to meet the challenges posed by globalisation? Eugene Quinn, Director of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, reports on a lively debate in Milltown on this subject. On Monday, 24 October 2005, at Milltown Park, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (CFJ) and Studies, the Irish Jesuit quarterly, hosted a ...

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Back to the Future of Europe

Pat Coyle looks back on the ‘Future of Europe’ conferences in All Hallows and in her beloved Croke Park last week, and on John Dardis’ call for Irish people to look outwards in the European debate. The weather forecast was rain in the morning followed by bright spells in the after noon. It turned out to be a lovely ‘bright ...

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