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“Your clothes are stained with our blood”

January 24, 2023

Dr Kevin Hargaden of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice was shocked by what he learnt at a conference in Bangladesh, exploring the idea of a 'just wage' there.

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Biography of a Jesuit-educated judge

January 23, 2023

'Judge John O'Hagan, 1825-1890', on the life of a respected patriot, poet, scholar and lawyer, is among the most recent Messenger books.

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Mícheál Mac Gréil SJ: RIP

January 21, 2023

President Michael D. Higgins has led the tributes to Mícheál Mac Gréil SJ, the social justice activist and community campaigner who died on 21 January, aged 92.

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Fifty-eight most powerful words

January 20, 2023

"The fifty-eight most powerful words in the world." is how Richard Leonard SJ describes the Lord's Prayer, in his latest book The Law of Love.

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Pope Benedict and the abuse scandals

January 19, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ assesses the legacy of the late Pope Benedict XV1 in terms of his handling of the clerical sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church.

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JRS Ireland voices concern

January 18, 2023

JRS Ireland has been on national media calling for minimum standards in accommodation for persons seeking the protection of the Irish state to ensure their ‘basic needs’ are met.

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Friendships in the Faber Community

January 16, 2023

Martin Armbrust, a member of the lay Ignatian community, reflects on the deep and strong connections he has made since moving from Denmark.

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A never-ending story: Belvedere alumni in Chile

January 16, 2023

Lorcan O'Brien reflects on the inequalities Chileans face after volunteering with Techo International in the slums of Santiago, Chile.

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Pope Video: For educators

January 11, 2023

Pope Francis prays that educators may be credible witnesses, who see fraternity as the best path for helping those most in need.

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Benedict XVI’s theological legacy

January 10, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ assesses the theological legacy of the recently deceased Pope Benedict XVI.

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