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Titus Oates - An exact discovery

History of Jesuit fake news

BY TByron

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:04

An interesting article in The Independent on 7 August 2017 put ‘fake news’ into a deeper historical context.

Pope Francis blesses a man in St Peter's square

Jesus saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, and cured their sick.

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 20:14

I wonder if anyone here remembers Philip (“Doc”) Loretz. He was the first Jesuit doctor in the British Province. Up to the age of 55, he was a GP in the South of England – happily married with children and a successful practice. But, when he was 55, very suddenly and tragically, his wife died.

Michael Beattie SJ

Let us find God in all things

BY MBeattie

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 13:10

Homily given by Fr Michael Beattie SJ at Farm St Church on the feast of St Ignatius.

From the Archives: Celebrating the Feast of St Ignatius

BY MAllen

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 14:51

St Ignatius’ Day is the 31 July, and historically Jesuit Communities have marked the day with Masses, processions and feasts.  Archives Assistant, Lucy, delves into the archives to find out more.

Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach the elder

Jesuits and Luther: Remembering the Reformation Differently

BY PEndean

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 14:38

We need not focus on the divisive nature of the Reformation as we mark its 500th anniversary, says Philip Endean SJ.  let us celelbate instead a movement "from conflict to communion".

David Fernandez SJ, Credit Universidad Iberoamericana

"Do less harm" - a challenging call for justice

BY FTurner

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 16:24

David Fernandez SJ, Rector of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, gave this challenging speech to the graduating class of the School of Business Administration, on the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Degree Programme.


Grenfell Tower Fire

Why does God allow such suffering?

BY RStyles

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 06:43

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire and the recent terrorist attacks Bob Styles SJ reflects on Christian love in a suffering world

Canoe pilgrims in training Credit Canadian Jesuits

A journey beyond

BY RdelosReyes

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 06:43

René de los Reyes SJ, a British Jesuit currently studying philosophy at Regis College in Toronto,  reflects on his participation in the Canadian Canoe Pilgrimage.  

From the Archives: the D’Arcy Papers

BY MAllen

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 08:58

One of the Jesuits in Britain Archives’ most frequently asked about collections is that of Fr Martin D'Arcy's personal papers. On the opening of the collection and completion of its catalogue, we take a closer look at the treasures it contains.

An older man listening

Listen, anyone who has ears

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 00:18

An old friend of mine is a cardiologist - a specialist heart doctor. In fact, he is probably the most respected specialist heart doctor in his country. After a stellar academic career, he became at 43 the youngest professor of cardiology in his country’s history.


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