Pope Benedict XVI

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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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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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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The second holiest place on earth

November 17, 2021

Michael McGuckian SJ recently went on pilgrimage to the city of Ephesus in Turkey where he visited the House of Mary. The experience left a lasting impression

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Praying for China – the Irish Connection

May 25, 2021

The Irish Provincial has asked for prayers for Stephen Chow SJ, who did his studies in Ireland and will be the new Bishop of Hong Kong

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Offering hope in dark times

December 21, 2020

Reform in the Catholic Church is the theme of Dr Gerry O'Hanlon SJ's latest article. There are difficulties to be faced but he is still hopeful

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The Church and the challenge of freedom

June 23, 2016

The Church can learn from secular society as well as share its own wisdom with it, according to Cardinal Reinhard Marx.

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Gerry O’Hanlon SJ reflects on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

December 5, 2014

Irish Jesuits · Gerry O’Hanlon SJ reflects on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI Jesuit theologian Gerry O’Hanlon discusses the opportunities for Church reform in the light of Pope Benedict...

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Fr Jim Corkery SJ reflects on the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI

December 5, 2014

Irish Jesuits · Fr Jim Corkery SJ reflects on the first Jesuit Pope Irish Jesuit theologian Jim Corkery studied under Josef Ratzinger and is the author of a book on...

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Joseph Ratzinger’s theological ideas: wise cautions and legitimate hopes

June 8, 2012

Jim Corkery SJ Publishers:(Dublin) Dominican Publications, (US) Paulist Press In Joseph Ratzinger’s Theological Ideas: Wise Cautions and Legitimate Hopes, Jim Corkery SJ argues against any simplistic caricaturing of Ratzinger’s thought,...

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