Pope Video: Abolition of the death penalty

September 5, 2022

For September 2022, Pope Francis says that "capital punishment offers no justice to victims, but rather encourages revenge".

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Illumination in dark times

April 6, 2022

Catholic Social Thought can provide a clear light in dark times, according to Professor Anna Rowlands in the inaugural annual lecture of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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The Taliban within

September 28, 2021

GERRY O'HANLON SJ :: It seems as if the Church, while seeing that something is amiss with respect to the status of women, lacks urgency in addressing it

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Studies: Christian ethics and the future of work

January 13, 2020

The current issue of Studies publishes the proceedings of a workshop on Christian ethical perspectives on the changing face of work

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Integrity of justice

July 9, 2019

In the Pope Video for July, Francis asks the faithful to pray for those who administer justice, that they may work with integrity and respect human dignity

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The Church and #metoo

February 2, 2018

KEVIN HARGADEN :: In the last year a remarkable shift has begun in attitudes around sexual abuse that, while very difficult, demand the attention of Christians

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Taking stock of the Paris Agreement

December 7, 2016

One year on from Paris Agreement on climate change, Environmental Justice Officer Catherine Devitt reviews progress to date

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Jesuit schools – ‘agents of change’

July 6, 2016

St Declan's Primary School recently joined The Irish Jesuit Mission Office’s Development Education programme, and teacher Jacqueline Barry Duke learnt some valuable lessons in Uganda.

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How much freedom of speech?

June 22, 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of Studies confronts the hard questions about the rights and limits to freedom of speech raised by the 'Charlie Hebdo' attack on 7 January 2015.

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Easter eggs for refugee families

April 13, 2016

This Easter JRS Ireland provided Easter eggs, arts and craft activities, day trips, and inter-cultural events for refugee families living in Direct Provision.

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