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Bannon’s skewed view of the Pope

Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard critiques the distorted vision of the current papacy held by US strategist Steve Bannon

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What Does It All Mean?

In his book What Does It All Mean?, Richard Leonard SJ makes a stellar effort to help build the foundations of our Christian faith.

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Heartbroken saying goodbye

The sister of well-known author Richard Leonard SJ died on Saturday 18 March. Tracey was the catalyst for his best selling book 'Where the Hell is God?'

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Being called to forgive

Richard Leonard SJ has identified six themes that permeate Pope Francis' thinking on mercy. He spoke about them to the thousands who came to Knock Shrine.

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The trouble with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

RICHARD LEONARD SJ :: Richard Leonard thinks that '50 Shades of Grey' is somewhat tragic. In interview with Pat Kenny on Newstalk he asks if this is the way we want our culture to deal with sexual violence against women.

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Richard Leonard provides a faith perspective

Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard spoke in Limerick and Galway recently about a life of faith and prayer, about dealing with suffering... and about '50 shades of Grey'.

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FEB18: Discussion – “Where the hell is God?”

Where the hell is God?  When faced with suffering or terrible things happening in our lives or in our world, We all ask the question “Where the hell is God?” Australian priest Richard Leonard SJ asked this question when his sister was in a road accident that left her paralysed from the neck down. Fr Richard will lead a discussion ...

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Why bother praying? Debunking myths about God and prayer

Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard debunked many of the myths people believe about the role of God in human suffering in his last book, ‘Where the Hell is God?’ The controversy he stirred in that book, particularly about prayers of petition, has resulted in his just published book ‘Why Bother Praying?’ He talks here to Pat Coyle about this theme.

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Finding God in suffering

Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard’s sister Tracey was left a quadriplegic after a freak accident at the age of 28. In her daughter’s hospital room his mother asked – ‘Where the hell is God in all this?’ Her agonized question and his struggle with it resulted in the book entitled as the question. Listen here to a talk he gave on ...

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