Gerry Whelan SJ

Whose truth is it anyway?

October 11, 2022

The philosophy of Bernard Lonergan SJ has much to offer by way of resolving an age-old debate about the nature of truth says Dr Gerry Whelan SJ.

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Pope promoting women

September 13, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ explains how Pope Francis is promoting women to top-level posts in the Vatican.

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Pope’s ‘people building processes’

August 8, 2022

"Pope Francis is trying to institutionalise the ideas that he has been talking about for the last nine years." So says Gerry Whelan SJ, in an interview with Pat Coyle.

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A pastoral Pope

May 23, 2022

Is Pope Francis an academic? Gerry Whelan SJ is Director of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome. He has an interesting answer.

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Trinity talk

May 18, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ, Professor of Theology in Rome, was a recent guest on a popular Trinity College Dublin podcast series, Trinity reConnecteD.

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Revisiting Fratelli Tutti

February 21, 2022

Social friendship and a critique of populism are at the core of 'Fratelli Tutti' according to theologian Gerry Whelan SJ.

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Synodality in the Gregorian

February 9, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ tells how his university is responding to a call from Cardinal Grech from the Vatican's Office of the Synod.

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How universities can help save the planet

January 24, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ, from the Gregorian University and the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in Ireland have planned an international conference on the environment.

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Update from Rome

January 11, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ talks about his recent appointment, the work of the Gregorian University, and what Francis really said about parenting and pets.

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A view from Rome

October 27, 2020

Pope Francis hit the headlines for endorsing civil unions for same-sex partnerships. Gerry Whelan SJ in Rome gives the background to this and other recent Vatican stories

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