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Gay Byrne is laid to rest

Renowned Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne was laid to rest after a funeral Mass on 8 November. Irish Jesuit Provincial, Fr Leonard Moloney, was the celebrant and homilist

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Evil: the label and the reality

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The murder of Ana Kriegel and the rush to demonise the teenage murderers raises profound questions about the way we use the term 'evil'.

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NCI: social justice in the docklands

The National College of Ireland, which emerged out of the Jesuit College of Industrial Relations, addresses educational disadvantage among marginalised families

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Reading the posters of the times

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The referendum campaign highlighted the persuasive power of experience and story. These are hugely important, but so too is a metaphysical sense of what it means to be human

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Getting under the skin of racism in Ireland

KEVIN HARGADEN :: We Irish have no right to imagine that racism is a problem just for other countries, particularly given the way we treat the Travelling Community

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Unique view of early Jesuit Irish mission

A recent publication by the Jesuit Archives in Rome provides a unique view of the first Jesuits in Ireland, during the Irish Mission of the 16th to 18th century.

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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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Michael Hurley

Michael Hurley SJ was a pioneer of ecumenism in Ireland, particularly in co-founding the Irish School of Ecumenics.

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