Laudato Si

Climate change is a justice issue

September 27, 2017

The JCFJ have put their focus on justice for the poor in their submission to Citizens' Assembly which convenes in Dublin this weekend to discuss climate change

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Advice from one Pope to another

June 1, 2017

Pope Francis recently presented Donald Trump with a copy of Laudato Si, caring for our common home. Does Pat Riordan SJ think he'll pay heed to it?

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Towards a zero-waste lifestyle

March 15, 2017

Environmental justice officer Catherine Devitt reports on the importance of pursuing a zero-waste lifestyle

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Who frames the news?

December 20, 2016

‘Framing the News’ is the title of the latest edition of the Jesuit quarterly journal Studies.  As the title suggests it addresses the theme of communications, both traditional and new,...

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Is environmental destruction a sin?

September 5, 2016

The Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation by raising public awareness of environmental issues.

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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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Laudato Si: How does the encyclical speak to an Irish context?

June 22, 2016

Catherine Devitt :: While Laudato Si’ generated much momentum in the last year; we urgently need to forge ahead to translate its vision into reality, particularly at a political and...

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Caring for our common home

audio June 22, 2016

Caring for the environment shouldn’t belong to any side, left or right. It is a task that 'belongs to everyone', according to Eamon Ryan TD.

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Caring for Our Common Home: The Jesuit Response

April 13, 2016

Jesuits and colleagues met recently to discuss how best the Jesuit Province in Ireland could respond to the urgent problem of climate change and environmental degradation.

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Two great tasks of our time

December 3, 2015

Jesuits and colleagues ask how they can respond more effectively to the challenges of global justice issues.

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