Irish Prison Service
Reduce prison numbers, end punitive regime
November 24, 2020
The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has been responding to a European report critical of the handling of mentally ill prisoners in Irish prisonsRead more
McVerry calls for protection of prisoners and staff
April 2, 2020
Peter McVerry and the JCFJ have called for the release of a further 800 prisoners in the light of the Covid-19 crisisRead more
Pope Francis and prisoner amnesty
August 21, 2018
Eoin Carroll of JCFJ sees the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland as an opportunity to give amnesty to prisoners while referring to action taken at the last papal visit...Read more
Jesuit centre says ‘chronic problems in prisons’
June 25, 2018
The Jesuit Centre for faith and justice responds to the launch of the Irish Prison Service’s Annual ReportRead more
Climate workshop in Milltown
March 22, 2023 - The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice ran a climate workshop in Milltown to explain the science behind climate change and to encourage people to address it in their lives.
The ‘beautiful’ shepherd
March 22, 2023 - Aidan Mathews' Lenten retreat focuses on the parable of the Good Shepherd, with an interesting commentary on the appropriateness of the translation of the word 'good'
Pope Francis: The ‘zig-zag Pope’
March 22, 2023 - Gerry Whelan SJ, Director of the Department of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome assesses the last ten years of Pope Francis' papacy.
March 22, 2023 - Jim Maher SJ's book @Reimagining Religion' addresses a fundamental spiritual malaise that expresses itself through injustice, wars, xenophobia, narcissism, exclusion, and other dehumanising behaviours.