Laudato Si

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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Clongowes students paint Laudato Si’ mural

May 24, 2022

Art students from Clongowes Wood College SJ designed and painted a Laudato Si' mural on the garden wall of Irish Jesuits International.

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Sons of Ignatius podcast: Care of God’s creation

May 18, 2022

American Jesuit Dave Lugo and Irish Jesuit Niall Leahy catch up after Easter and dive into Pope Francis’ encyclical on the care of creation.

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Growing a ‘pocket forest’

February 4, 2022

The  Jesuit ACRE initiative and Newry Felons are planting a new Pocket Forest of 350 trees in a local community.

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Business and the Earth

December 14, 2021

Edmond Grace SJ, Secretary for Ecology at JESC, speaks to Pat Coyle on the role that business can play in the light of Laudato Si'

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Nuclear conversions

June 14, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Environmentalism which suggests that we need to repair our relationship with nuclear power if we want to avoid a climate catastrophe is ethically wrong

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Tackling the ‘globalisation of indifference’

April 27, 2021

US Jesuit Jake Braithwaite was the guest speaker at a webinar hosted by Gonzaga College SJ on Laudato Sí , Pope Francis' Encyclical on the care of the earth

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British-Irish pooling of talents

November 23, 2020

The Joint Ecology groups from the Irish and British Provinces held their first meeting recently and agreed to work on a number of issues together

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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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The challenges of ‘Fratelli Tutti’

October 22, 2020

Irish Jesuit theologian Gerry O'Hanlon discusses the significance of Pope Francis' latest encyclical in which the Pope gives his unique take on 'the signs of the times'

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