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Lent 2018: Week 2 – The risk of leaving our father’s home

Read Genesis 12 The reader cannot fail to note the decisive break between the end of Genesis chapter 11, where we come to the end of the story about Babel with a family tree, and Genesis chapter 12, where a new character is introduced. God makes his presence known to Abram, a pagan who lived with his father Terah, in ...

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Home thoughts from the Bible: Introduction

The story the bible tells begins with the making of home. Scholars often note how Genesis 1 and 2 depict God crafting an ordered universe out of chaos as a sort of palace garden, a place where he can dwell in harmony with his creatures. The story of the bible ends with the making of home. Scholars often note how ...

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The ‘normalcy’ of homelessness

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The recent spate of harsh language around homelessness expresses a dangerous trend in our society. This is something Christians should be furious about.

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‘We must regain our outrage’

Peter McVerry SJ says we must regain our outrage and make it felt, if we as a society are to have any hope of effectively tackling the issue of homelessness and the housing crisis.

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Housing policy a disaster – JCFJ

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says latest statistics on family homelessness are a shocking indictment of current housing policy.

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Make housing key election issue

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice is calling on all candidates and voters in the forthcoming General Election to make housing and homelessness key issues in the campaign.

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Housing is a ‘sacred right’

'Homelessness is worse now than at any time in recent memory' says Peter McVerry SJ in the latest issue of Working Notes, the journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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