Bill Toner SJ

Conspiracy theories and Covid-19

May 21, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: The pandemic has led to a raft of conspiracy theories, which shows a sense of alienation and powerlessness and a loss of trust in public bodies.

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Infallibility in the Church: blessing or shackle?

April 7, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: The Church's doctrine of papal infallibility is problematic on a number of fronts, both theological and historical

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Renewing the face of the earth

March 3, 2020

The Jesuits in Britain and Ireland are divesting from companies whose major income is from the extraction of fossil fuels

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Reflections on Original Sin

January 9, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: A note to introduce an article by the late John Moore SJ, Professor of Botany, on scientific problems raised by the doctrine of original sin

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What did Jesus teach us about Hell?

December 3, 2019

Bill Toner SJ :: Whatever the reality of Hell, the stress of the New Testament is decidedly on the eternal life of joy awaiting us and the infinite mercy of...

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Reflecting on Jesuit times past

November 20, 2019

After reading through the 'Irish Jesuit Annual Letters' published recently, Bill Toner SJ reflects on the shape of Jesuit life in 17th century Ireland

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John Guiney SJ – a man of ‘unfailing courtesy’

November 20, 2019

Mourners at his funeral Mass heard that John Guiney SJ was a man of shrewd judgement who is remembered with great fondness

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‘Above all I believe in people’

November 20, 2019

Jesuits at home and abroad along with friends and colleagues have been paying tribute to the late Winnie Ryan of Irish Jesuit Missions

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Milltown Park Library moves to DCU

October 3, 2019

The Jesuits have transferred the Milltown Park library to DCU in a partnership agreement. "It will be a living library," says the Irish Jesuit Provincial

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Jesuit treasurers meet in Poland

April 15, 2019

Proper care of elderly Jesuits was the focus of concern for Jesuit treasurers around Europe who met recently in Krakow

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