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  • there is no planet bGeneral Election 2016: Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice calls for a Stand on Climate Change

    A rally call

    As we approach Election 2016, it is important that election candidates understand that action on climate change is needed urgently in Ireland. The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice urges voters to query election candidates on what actions they intend on taking to i) prevent accelerating climate change and ii) help communities in Ireland and elsewhere adapt to climate change impacts, such as widespread flooding.

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  • housing crisisHousing Crisis: A Key Election Issue

    In a joint Call with other social justice groups, JCFJ argues that the current housing crisis should be a key issue for politicians and the electorate in the General Election.

    The Call highlights the failure of the policy of the last 20 years of relying on the private rented sector to meet social housing needs and calls for a new policy by the next Government which would make local authorities and not-for-profit bodies the key providers of social housing.

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  • Action changes things1Want to make a difference? Then apply for an Internship in the JCFJ

    Action Changes Things. The JCFJ is a catalyst for change, we undertake analysis into social issues including homelessness and imprisonment. All things social Justice. From this analysis and reflection we influence government policy and public opinion.

    We have two exciting opportunities, one in research and the other in campaigns and communications.

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  • gerry ohanlon sj Church, Women, Authority: Why Not?1

    Pope Francis wants women to exercise authority in the Catholic Church, without becoming priests.

    In an article in Doctrine and Life (January 2016), Gerry O'Hanlon of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice outlines how this might be done, but also asks for a reconsideration of the church's position on the ordination of women. Do the reasons given for the ban really stand up to scrutiny?

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