Justice Issues

Ghana’s “Sodom and Gomorrah”

To mark the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si, GLOBAL SISTERS REPORT, a project of the National Catholic Reporter, has begun a...

Paris Agreement – time for action now!

THE PARIS AGREEMENT - Where do we go from here?  What needs to happen next?   Last Friday, 22 April, Ireland, along with many other nations signed...

Where there is no vision, the people perish

With these words from the Book of Proverbs Fr Seán Healy SMA summed up his address to the COMECE's Plenary Assembly last week. One...

We are one single human family

Slowly we are becoming more and more conscious of the fact that no woman is an island. Whilst Ireland might geographically be an...

Shalom success in Kabira

The Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation works to end the cycle of violence in the tribal lands of Eastern Africa.  To...

Government Ministers meet Archbishop on Paris Climate Change Conference

The SMA was represented by the SMA Laity Coordinator - Dympna Mallon - at the meeting which brought together Church leaders and the Environment Ministers - Mark Durkan...

The climate issue is a matter of justice

Pope Francis has reiterated again that climate change – and how each individual plays a part in it – is a matter of justice....

Chaos of EU migration planning

Though many expected an increase in the number of refugees / migrants in Europe this year the threefold jump for the January - July periods...