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A gritty look at ‘family’

A new book by theologian Gráinne Doherty, based on Pope Francis' 'Joy of Love', pulls no punches, according to Pat Coyle

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‘The energiser Pope’

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: The blogger, who attended the Croke Park concert and the Phoenix Park Mass with his family, reflects on the tender-hearted Pope and his energising effect on the pilgrims.

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Jesuits in the news on Pope’s visit

Various Irish Jesuits were prominent in the news and media coverage during the lead-up to the visit of Pope Francis on 25 August. In particular demand was Gerry O’Hanlon SJ, whose recently published book, The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis: A Synodal Catholic Church in Ireland? (available from Messenger Publications ») was a valuable starting point for pre-visit commentary. He appeared ...

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WMOF round-up

Irish Jesuits and colleagues were involved in lots of activities at the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress in the RDS, Dublin from 22 to 24 August 2018

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WMOF: Young people discern

Young people from all over Europe prepared for the World Meeting of Families with a special retreat in Manresa, Dublin

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WMOF: LGBT community integration at Farm Street

Integrating Catholic LGBT community members into the ordinary life of a parish was the theme of one remarkable presentation at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin last week. It was given by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, superior of the Jesuit community in Farm Street, London, and soon to be the parish priest at Farm Street Church. With him was ...

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Messenger and Pioneers at WMOF

Bernard McGuckian SJ, Mary Brady and Vera Casey spoke about the outreach work of the Pioneer Association and the Messenger Publications' best-selling books

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