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The Irish Referendum – discerning the spirits

GERRY O'HANLON SJ :: The 'yes' side in the recent marriage referendum won a decisive victory. The Church, as Archbishop Martin has acknowledged, needs a reality check. But what shape should that reality check take?

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Celebrating the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero

The Gospel Choir Mass in Gardiner Street on Sunday 15 February celebrated the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero. Pope Francis recently approved a decree declaring him to be a martyr.

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Bringing justice to the world

October 31, 2007 Bringing justice to the world by Peter McVerry SJ Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ is considered by many Jesuits, myself included, to be the “second founder” of the Society of Jesus. Like our original founder, St. Ignatius, he too was from the Basque country in Spain. Trained as a medical doctor, he worked in Japan and was there when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. This experience had a profound effect on him. It revealed to him that the dignity and value of each human being was no longer universally valued in our world and instilled in him a great desire to bring justice to our world

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