Pope Video: For the elderly

July 14, 2022

The Pope invites people to pray that the experience and wisdom of the elderly may help young people to look towards the future with hope.

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Pope Video: For families

June 7, 2022

As the three-month Pope Video series on the family continues, Francis speaks about the family environment as a bridge between generations.

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Pope Video: Our families

July 7, 2020

The Pope Video for July calls for prayer that today's families may be accompanied with love, respect and guidance

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A Covid-19 economic boom?

March 20, 2020

NIALL LEAHY SJ :: The current pandemic will certainly lead to dramatically lower consumer spending, but another kind of valuable economic activity may well thrive

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Schools of Human Development

August 20, 2019

In The Pope Video for August, the Holy Father asks that families, through their life of prayer and love, become true places of human growth

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Clongowes ‘mirrors’ family life

April 17, 2019

Mr Chris Lumb, Headmaster of Clongowes Wood College SJ, spoke about the boarding school's sense of family and togetherness at a recent event in Dublin

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Pope Francis on the family – a view from Rome

audio April 8, 2016

According to Dr Gerry Whelan SJ, the Pope's document on the family, Amoris Laetitia ('The Joy of Love'), is hugely significant – more than a superficial reading would let one...

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Studies on the Synod

September 24, 2015

The upcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family dominates the Autumn issue of Studies. The chief focus throughout is Pope Francis himself. What does the lead-up to this synod tell us...

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