Justice Issues

SMA Spearhead major Interfaith “Prayer for the Planet” at World Meeting of Families

“I wish to address every person living on this planet…” - Pope Francis INTERFAITH REFLECTION AND Prayer for our planet Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, 19.30, 24 August...

Irish Minister praises SMA’s Climate Justice achievements at launch of ‘Laudato Tree and Great...

I am here to recognise the achievement of the Society of African Missions in launching the Laudato Tree project today – a symbol of...

SMA helps secure €1.2 million for Africa’s Great Green Wall

The Society of African Missions has, since late September 2017, championed the cause of Africa's Great Green Wall. On Wednesday, 8 August 2018, the...

The Family Tree Programme – Growing in love together

Welcome to the SMA Family Tree Programme.  We are happy to announce that the Family Tree Programme resources and videos are now available through the...

Irish pastoral worker tweets Laudato Si’ to President Trump, line by line

"I thought... 'If the Pope gives you a document to read... the least you can do is read it.'" - Jane Mellett At the SMA...

Swedish student in dramatic protest over her country’s deportation laws

Aircraft passenger: "It's your country's rules." 21-year-old Elin Ersson: "Yeah, I'm trying to change my country's rules. I don't like them." There are moments when despair...

Global Warming. Not cool. Will 2018 break records – again?

2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 marked four consecutive years of record heat for planet Earth. Will 2018 break records again?  From normally cool Ireland, Scotland...

Truth Decay – in the Age of ‘Alternative Facts’

“The strategy of this skilled ‘Father of Lies’ is precisely mimicry, that sly and dangerous form of seduction that worms its way into the...