Peter McVerry SJ

Homelessness a ‘public health threat’ – McVerry

August 7, 2020

Peter McVerry SJ says a new public health crisis is looming following the surge in deaths recorded among the homeless community in July

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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 crisis

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Covid-19: Call for prisoner release

March 13, 2020

Peter McVerry SJ, and the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice have called for the full temporary release of prisoners because of the Covid19 pandemic

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If Peter were Taoiseach…

January 24, 2020

Prime Time Extra on RTE television invited Peter McVerry to tell the nation what he would do in his first 100 days if he were elected Taoiseach of the country

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Belvo #Sleepout19 on the way

December 18, 2019

 As the homelessness crisis deepens students and staff from Belvedere College are preparing to take to the streets for their annual sleep out fundraiser

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Peter McVerry: A dose of reality

December 18, 2019

The social justice campaigner offers in his latest book a reflection on issues from homelessness and drugs to justice and faith, as seen from the perspective of the poor

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Peter McVerry’s righteous anger

December 4, 2019

Peter McVerry SJ made headline news this week with his letter in the Irish Times published under the title 'A tale of two cities'

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JCFJ critiques disastrous government response to homelessness

July 20, 2019

Fr Peter McVerry SJ and the JCFJ have expressed their deep criticism of the government's homelessness action plan, Rebuilding Ireland, on its third anniversary

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Pedro Arrupe’s path to sainthood

February 4, 2019

The first step in the canonisation process of Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ will be broadcast live from Rome on Tuesday 5 February

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Jesuit workers help refugees facing homelessness

October 17, 2018

JRS Ireland and the Peter McVerry SJ Trust prepare for the fallout from the imminent closure of the largest Direct Provision centre in Dublin

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