Social Justice

Fighting war with peace

March 11, 2022

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Killing Russians might stop the war, but it can’t make the peace. Non-violent resistance is often effective – and always true.

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Pope Video: Religious discrimination and persecution

January 7, 2022

In the Pope Video for January, Francis asks "How is it possible that many religious minorities suffer discrimination or persecution?"

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Rocketing to nowhere

July 27, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Jeff Bezos's latest 'flight of fancy' is just the most recent expression of the crazy consequences of neoliberal individualism

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Sadness and anger at the death of Fr Stan Swamy SJ

July 7, 2021

News of the death in prison of Fr Stan Swamy SJ, advocate for marginalised people, has been met with great sadness and anger worldwide

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What is the real cost of debt?

July 7, 2021

The June 2021 issue of 'Working Notes' tackles the thorny subject of debt in theory, in theology, and in its concrete manifestations

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Pope Video: Building social friendship

July 6, 2021

July's Pope Video urges people to "go beyond their groups of friends and build social friendship, which is so necessary for living together well"

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Studies: Ireland and euthanasia

June 9, 2021

The Summer 2021 issue of Studies contributes to the public scrutiny of issues raised by Gino Kenny's 'Dying with Dignity Bill' in Dáil Eireann

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Busy days for Peter McVerry Trust

May 18, 2021

The recently launched apartment block for homeless people in Dublin is one of a number of major initiatives that has kept the Peter McVerry Trust busy of late

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Vaccines and the common good

May 11, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Suspending patent rights to enable access to vaccines worldwide merits support – much better than leaving things in the hands of market-driven philanthropists

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Pope Video: The world of finance

May 10, 2021

The Pope's prayer intention for May 2021 is "May finances become instruments of service" to people and to care for our common home

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