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A terrible beauty

January 25, 2007

January 25, 2007 A terrible beauty How the Irish are in flight from the past by Thomas G Casey SJ Every article written for the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica...

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Lifeline for the suicidal

January 19, 2007

In his regular AMDG column, David Gaffney applauds efforts, both in Ireland and abroad, to take a holistic, communitarian approach to suicide prevention, especially among young people. There were two...

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What is love?

January 19, 2007

Christine Clear, who is currently giving a course on Love at the Milltown Institute, reflects here on the multifarious and complex meanings of that simple word. Do you think a...

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The Jesuits: God’s ‘secret agents’!

January 19, 2007

Brendan McManus SJ reviews a recent book about the Jesuits in 16th and 17th century Britain, a book which goes a long way towards rebutting the pejorative fictions about Jesuit...

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Taking time out with the LRA

January 19, 2007

The Lay Retreat Association has been running retreats since its foundation (by Fr Eugene Ward SJ) in 1945. It is still alive and well, meeting the needs of lay people...

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The Ignatian dimension of Clongowes life

January 19, 2007

Recently appointed Director of Ethos in Clongowes Wood College, Frank Clarke poses some interesting questions and outlines some new programmes which will further emphasise the role of Ignatian spirituality and...

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The Pope: a scholar and a gentleman

January 19, 2007

Michael Paul Gallagher, Dean of Theology at the Gregorian University, has watched Pope Benedict from close quarters and has been very impressed. He speaks about the pope to Piaras Jackson...

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Silence and the slowed-down life

January 19, 2007

Philip Groening spent six months living with Carthusian monks in France in order to make a film about their lives. The film, ‘Into Great Silence’, is an extraordinary chronicle of...

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Women with child

January 19, 2007

Paul Andrews stresses the need for people to perceive pregnancy positively and for society to respond compassionately to the needs of women at this vulnerable time of their lives, no...

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AMDG Express Editorial

January 15, 2007

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