Gerry Whelan SJ

A pastoral Pope

May 23, 2022

Is Pope Francis an academic? Gerry Whelan SJ is Director of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome. He has an interesting answer.

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Trinity talk

May 18, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ, Professor of Theology in Rome, was a recent guest on a popular Trinity College Dublin podcast series, Trinity reConnecteD.

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Revisiting Fratelli Tutti

February 21, 2022

Social friendship and a critique of populism are at the core of 'Fratelli Tutti' according to theologian Gerry Whelan SJ.

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Synodality in the Gregorian

February 9, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ tells how his university is responding to a call from Cardinal Grech from the Vatican's Office of the Synod.

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How universities can help save the planet

January 24, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ, from the Gregorian University and the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in Ireland have planned an international conference on the environment.

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Update from Rome

January 11, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ talks about his recent appointment, the work of the Gregorian University, and what Francis really said about parenting and pets.

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A view from Rome

October 27, 2020

Pope Francis hit the headlines for endorsing civil unions for same-sex partnerships. Gerry Whelan SJ in Rome gives the background to this and other recent Vatican stories

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The Lonergan method in Hong Kong

July 8, 2020

Theologian Gerry Whelan SJ is working with Jesuits and their co-workers in Hong Kong where the Chinese government has been clamping down on pro-democracy protestors.

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Reflecting on integral ecology in Laudato Si’

July 8, 2020

JCFJ's latest Working Notes is dedicated to integral ecology, the complex relationships and systems that bind humankind to all aspects of God's creation

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When in Rome…

March 20, 2020

What's it like being on lockdown in Rome and coping with the threat of Covid 19? Gerry Whelan SJ explains

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