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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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Government homelessness plan doomed to fail

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says that the government’s action plan for housing and homelessness is incapable of meeting the challenge of Ireland’s housing crisis

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Called to do the impossible

DERMOT ROANTREE :: We have an infinite duty to other people – a duty we simply cannot fulfill. At least, though, we can refrain from acting as if some people have a greater value than others.

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The besetting sin of banking and finance

In the summer issue of 'Studies', Professor Ray Kinsella addresses the failure of banks to engage with the moral implications of their decision-making processes on society

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Special Olympics – a different way to win

Fundraising for the Special Olympics is in full swing this week and JCJF social justice theologian Kevin Hargaden says it's an antidote to the capitalist mentality

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Taking stock of a faith that does justice

A large number of Irish Jesuits and colleagues met up to consider their commitment to a faith that does justice in the light of the decrees of General Congregation 36.

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The beatitudes – more than ever!

After Obama's election eight years ago, Donal Godfrey SJ, an Irish Jesuit living in Chicago, wrote a reflection of hope for this website. His homily last Sunday was very different

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Hard-hitting homilies

Fr Tony O'Riordan SJ, PP in Moyross, Limerick, has been making headlines with his hard-hitting sermons directed at drug dealers and politicians.

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