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Assessing the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a huge step forward in caring for the earth. Catherine Devitt, environmental justice officer with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, casts a cold eye on it.

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Centre for Faith and Justice

Address 26 Upper Sherrard Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: +353 1 855 6814 Fax: +353 1 836 4377 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.jcfj.ie Map About The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice undertakes social analysis, theological reflection and action in relation to issues of social justice, including housing and homelessness, penal policy, asylum and migration, and international development. It endeavors to ...

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Spirit Level

Gerry O’Hanlon, S.J., of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, appeared on Joe Duffy’s Spirit Level on RTE last Sunday morning, May 24th. Gerry was on a panel with Breda Power (Sunday Times columnist and broadcaster) and the Rev Stephen Neill, Church of Ireland Rector of Cloughjordan in Tipperary. The discussion, recorded the previous Sunday, focused on the inter-face ...

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JCFJ trip studies support after prison

Tony O’Riordan SJ and Eoin Carroll, from the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, recently hosted a study trip to a number of support projects for people coming out of prison in London and Leicester. The travelling group consisted of several Irish prison chaplains and a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. They were deeply impressed with ...

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Launch of JCFJ’s Oireachtas Watch

On Wednesday 9 July, in Buswells Hotel, An Ceann Comhairle John O’Donoghue TD formally launched the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice’s ‘Oireachtas Watch’ website. (www.jcfj.ie/pqs) This initiative contains a database of Written Parliamentary Questions asked of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform in the 30th Dáil. JCFJ Communications Intern, Lena Jacobs, who has developed the site gave ...

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New Working Notes out

A new issue of Working Notes, a regular publication of the Jesuit Centre of Faith and Justice, is now out. The title of the issue is ‘Time for Justice’, and it opens with an edited version of the address which Baroness Jean Corston delivered at the JCFJ’s seminar on women in prison last May. In other articles Brian Grogan SJ ...

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JCFJ keeps tabs on justice and reform

An Ceann Comhairle, John O’Donoghue, will launch the Jesuit Centre of Faith and Justice’s web-based Oireachtas Watch service. The launch will take place on Wednesday 9 July at 7.00pm in Buswell’s Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Oireachtas Watch is an internet database of answers to written parliamentary questions asked of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform in the ...

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New faces for JCFJ

Dr Michael Punch, an authority on Irish Housing Policy, has joined the team of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ) for the summer months. He will devote much of his time to research and analysis that will form the basis of a position paper on Housing Policy and Catholic Social Teaching, to be published by the JCFJ later ...

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JCFJ give evidence to Oireachtas Joint Committee

On Wednesday last, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ) gave evidence to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice in relation to a planning motion for the new prison at Thornton Hall. JCFJ Director, Fr Tony O’Riordan told members of the Committee of TDs and Senators, that the new prison, with a design capacity of 2,220 prisoners, was a ...

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