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Peter McVerry – a dedicated life

RTÉ featured a 52-minute documentary on 6 September, on the life and work of Peter McVerry SJ. The title is 'Peter McVerry: A view from the basement'.

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Refugees: Ireland must do more

The May 2016 issue of Working Notes laments the response right across Europe, including in Ireland, to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

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The Irish proclamation and a culture of life

JOHN DOOLEY SJ :: Patrick Pearse would be disappointed with the change of wording to our proclamation which no longer cherishes the unborn. My dream is to help in building a culture of life in our land.

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Housing policy a disaster – JCFJ

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says latest statistics on family homelessness are a shocking indictment of current housing policy.

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Cautious welcome given to Climate Bill

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has welcomed progress towards enacting the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill, but it insists on the need for concrete action.

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Belvedere College marks Red T-Shirt Day for Refugees

Belvedere College held a special day of fundraising, called 'Red T-Shirt Day for Refugees' – inspired by the red shirt worn by the young Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach in September.

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JCFJ’s new Environmental Justice Officer

Catherine Devitt has taken up the new position of Environmental Justice Officer with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice so that environmental justice issues might be better fostered through their work.

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‘A quiet ministry of presence’

'A quiet ministry of presence' is how British Jesuit Philip Endean describes his week working with in Ballymun, Dublin. He's part of a five-man interprovincial team including fellow British Jesuits Keith McMillan and Michael O'Connor, Flemish Jesuit Walter Ceyssens, and Irish Jesuit Kevin O'Rourke.

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Housing is a ‘sacred right’

'Homelessness is worse now than at any time in recent memory' says Peter McVerry SJ in the latest issue of Working Notes, the journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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