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Ziva Voda – running for water

February 20, 2006

Slovenian Jesuit Miran Zvanut explains how his experience in Ireland inspired him and some fellow-Slovenians to raise money for Jesuit missions in Africa by running marathons. Many avoid speaking of...

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Getting real: ‘Deus Caritas Est’

February 20, 2006

Cathy Molloy sees the new encyclical as a fine instance of the Church “getting real” about matters which concern ordinary people, both in their personal lives and in their response...

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Kashmir earthquake appeal – Thank you

February 20, 2006

Bill Toner recalls how the Irish Province’s appeal on behalf of earthquake victims in Kashmir was started, and he reports on the projects which have been helped by the money...

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Lessons in love

December 20, 2005

A Slí Eile volunteer, Karen Mooney, recalls her intense emotional responses as she worked this summer in an orphanage in Bogotá, Colombia. She reflects in awe on the character, playfulness,...

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When children are forced to kill

December 20, 2005

As one project to commemorate the anniversary of St Francis Xavier, the JRS is sponsoring the making of a film about former child soldiers in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia....

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Both sides now – the EU and Globalisation

December 20, 2005

Does the EU need more integration or less to meet the challenges posed by globalisation? Eugene Quinn, Director of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, reports on a lively...

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Have homosexuals been barred from the priesthood?

December 2, 2005

December 2, 2005 Have homosexuals been barred from the priesthood? An examination of the recent Vatican document by Ron Mercier SJ The recent document from the Vatican entitled “An instruction...

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Resisting the Lord’s Resistance Army

November 28, 2005

November 28, 2005 Resisting the Lord’s Resistance Army Africa’s most forgotten and vicious war by John Guiney SJ Night time in Gulu, northern Uganda is haunting. On roads and streets...

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The Republic and values

October 20, 2005

Though “Rip-off Republic” may not have touched on some of the greatest offending institutions in Ireland today, Eddie Hobbs used the programme effectively to point out some pretty grim facts...

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How will they come home to New Orleans?

October 20, 2005

Edmond Grace remembers a black musician he met in New Orleans in 1991, a man proud to be from that great city. Edmond ponders how Hurricane Katrina might have affected...

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