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Timely signing of the Paris Agreement on Earth Day, but much more is needed

This Earth Day, Friday 22nd April, world leaders gather to sign the Paris Agreement. Although the Agreement reflects political consensus on tackling climate change, action is urgently required to help translate ambition into reality. Catherine Devitt, environmental justice officer with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice argues that we need to move beyond a… Read more »

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Housing Crisis: A Key Issue for our next Government

Prior to the election the JCFJ in a joint statement with other social justice groups argued that the current housing crisis has to be solved.The next Government needs to have housing top of their agenda and reverse the failed policy of the last 20 years where there has been an over reliance on the private… Read more »

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Latest Statistics on Family Homelessness Shocking Indictment of Housing Policy

Reacting to the January 2016 figures on family homelessness, the Centre says that the current homelessness crisis represents a terrible social injustice and reflects the abject failure of housing policy over the last two decades. In Dublin there are now 769 families, including 1,570 children, living in emergency accommodation, more than doubling since January 2015.… Read more »

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice joins Stop Climate Chaos Coalition

  The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice are pleased to announce that it has joined Stop Climate Chaos – “a coalition of civil society organisations campaigning to ensure Ireland plays its part in preventing runaway climate change”.

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General 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.

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Housing Crisis: A Key Election Issue

Housing 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.

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Church, Women, Authority: Why Not?

Church, Women, Authority: Why Not? Pope Francis wants women to exercise authority in the Catholic Church, without becoming priests.

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COP21 – Success, Disappointments, and the Road Ahead

COP21. Success, Disappointments, and the Road Ahead The resulting Paris Agreement presents a road map for action.