Irish Jesuit Communications

The Beatitudes – ‘The blessing is within the experience’

July 25, 2023

Australian Jesuit Fr Richard Leonard speaks to Pat Coyle about the 'big gospel passage on law and love' known as the Beatitudes.

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Love is not a feeling

July 18, 2023

Richard Leonard SJ recounts some of the wedding stories from his latest book 'The Law of Love' including some 'unusal' song requests.

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“Your clothes are stained with our blood”

June 28, 2023

Dr Kevin Hargaden of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice was shocked by what he learnt at a conference in Bangladesh, exploring the idea of a 'just wage' there.

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‘Creeping infallibility’ and women’s ordination

May 5, 2023

What really lies behind the Catholic Church's refusal to allow women become priests? Dr Gerry O'Hanlon SJ shares his thoughts.

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Final thoughts

February 27, 2023

Jesuit theologian Jim Corkery assesses the late Pope Benedict's 'conservatism' regarding the role of women in the Church and other controversial issues.

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Fifty-eight most powerful words

January 20, 2023

"The fifty-eight most powerful words in the world." is how Richard Leonard SJ describes the Lord's Prayer, in his latest book The Law of Love.

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Pope Benedict and the abuse scandals

January 19, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ assesses the legacy of the late Pope Benedict XV1 in terms of his handling of the clerical sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church.

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Benedict XVI’s theological legacy

January 10, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ's assesses the theological legacy of the recently deceased Pope Benedict XVI. in this interview with Pat Coyle.

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A record-breaking challenge

December 15, 2022

Belvedere students tell how they they're preparing for city-street sleeping on an empty stomach to raise a record amount for the homeless this Christmas.

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Praying before playing

December 7, 2022

Two Belvedere College SJ alumni, Ger Brennan and Sean Boylan, feature in a new book on faith and sport entitled 'Faith in Search of Greater Glory in Sport' by Gerard...

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