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Bishop Ray Field retires

His commitment to social justice was evident in his service as chair of the Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace, says Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2019.06.28.

Theme of justice closes Christian unity prayer in Enniskillen

“Justice is not weighing and balancing, as if it could be measured and parcelled out, for justice is a function of love and love can never be measured.”

2019.01.26.

Trócaire appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Trócaire is deeply embedded in Irish culture and is an organisation people in Ireland are rightly proud of, said Caoimhe de Barra.

2018.08.16.

Reduce reliance on fossil fuels Pope tells oil executives

“There is no time to lose: We received the earth as a garden-home from the Creator; let us not pass it on to future generations as a wilderness.”

2018.06.10.

Journeys can’t forget justice

Repeal of the equal protection currently recognised as being owed to the unborn child would open the door to a systematic injustice, whereby the law denies the most basic and essential protections to those fully deserving of such concern.

2018.05.22.

Filipino priest slain while chatting to parishioners after Mass

This is the second Filipino priest to be assassinated by gunmen in just over four months. Both were social justice advocates and defenders of the poor.

2018.04.30.

More than two-thirds of workers with a disability are without jobs

Without specific government intervention there is little chance of an increase in the number of disabled people with jobs.

2017.12.11.

Veritas to publish book about SVP visionary Noel Clear

As National President, Noel Clear championed the establishment of the SVP's Social Policy Division and the appointment of policy officers

2017.11.13.

Minimum wage is too low for a decent standard of living – Social Justice Ireland

One in ten workers are on the minimum wage, twice what was previously estimated.

2017.09.11.

New book highlights Nano Nagle’s contribution to social justice

“From the poverty-stricken and colonial context of 18th century Ireland, Nano Nagle lit a flame for freedom through education, leaving us a legacy that continues to grow and expand into the complex world of the 21st century.”

2017.06.13.

New entity will replace IMU and CORI this month

Formation of the Association of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) in mid June as IMU and CORI bow out.

2016.06.02.

Housing crisis should be key issue of election

“It is important that both politicians and the electorate think about the profoundly damaging impact the housing & homelessness crisis is having on so many."

2016.02.02.

New book inspired by tragic death of Jonathan Corrie

‘The Christmas Presence’ should be "compulsory reading for everyone before we rush off to do our Christmas shopping” - Fr Peter McVerry.

2015.12.15.

Death of US Catholic peace activist Jerry Berrigan

A prophet and a peacemaker, Berrigan's legacy is simple: "God is peace. Peace is God" - Bishop Thomas Costello.

2015.08.03.

Highest papal honour for St Vincent de Paul member

Tributes paid to Professor John Monaghan who recently stepped down as a long serving vice president and board member of the SVP.

2015.07.08.

Global sustainable lifestyle campaign launched

International alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations from Europe and North America launches three-year campaign: 'Change for the Planet - Care for the People.'

2015.07.02.

Family homelessness still rising warns Fr McVerry

Jesuit concerned that the Government does not fully appreciate the scale and seriousness of the housing and homelessness crisis.

2015.06.06.

All Ireland hero pays tribute to Irish missionaries

"Missionaries continue to work in some of the most volatile, disadvantaged and challenging countries in the world and they do so selflessly and tirelessly" - Anthony Maher.

2014.10.12.

Church leaders seek clarity on NI welfare reform

Uncertainty over Bill “creates fear and anxiety for those who are dependent on welfare payments.”

2014.10.08.

All Hallows seeks partners or sale of campus

“Ideally, All Hallows College would like to retain a presence on campus to continue aspects of its mission" - Fr Patrick McDevitt, President.

2014.09.19.

SVP welcomes President’s ethics initiative

Dialogue with social, economic, education, culture, spiritual groupings sought on a shared vision for Irish society.

2014.08.26.

Young Christian Workers celebrate May day

Ethical shopping promoted by YCW since Bangladeshi factory collapse last year.

2014.05.05.

Magis Ireland to close this week

Declining financial and human resources cited for closure.

2014.04.27.

Missionaries “great and well-earned reputation” celebrated

Sabina Higgins hails contribution of Irish missionaries at Dublin's City Hall.

2013.11.28.

Archbishop Martin to receive Vincentian Charism Award

Recognition of Archbishop's leadership in addressing child protection within the Church.

2013.11.26.

PeopleTalk to address democratic innovation

Project seeks to start public conversation on the state and delivery of Irish public services.

2013.10.04.

Bishops call on parishes to celebrate Day for Life

‘Care for Life: It’s Worth It’ focuses on care for unborn and mothers, the elderly and the suicidal.

2013.10.03.
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