Pat Coyle

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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Irish solidarity with Syrian earthquake victims

February 13, 2023

News of the support and donations from Ireland to Syria has been inspirational for the suffering people there, says Tony O'Riordan SJ.

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Words matter

February 7, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ discusses the legacy of Pope Benedict XV1 in regard to his controversial reform of English in the liturgy.

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“Your clothes are stained with our blood”

January 24, 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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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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When will it all end?

December 20, 2022

In this end of year interview, Peter McVerry SJ relates some shocking statistics concerning the housing crisis in Ireland – numbers that do not appear on the official government register.

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A privileged retreat

December 19, 2022

"Everyone may have to deal with different traumas and hurts but really we are all the same; people who are trying our best.  On this retreat, we were given a...

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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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