coronavirus

In this blog, Irish Jesuit Niall Leahy SJ takes a look at the economic upside of the Covid-19 outbreak. “There will be a recession, and it may be very severe. Economic activity is grinding to a halt. Businesses will face a cash crunch within weeks, and there is likely to be mass lay-offs, beginning in the hospitality industry and soon extending to the rest of the economy.”Pat Leahy », political editor of the Irish Times, is mostly right. There will be a recession sparked by lower consumer...
Fr Fernando Azpiroz SJ, Director of Casa Ricci Social Services in China, is asking for the prayers of Jesuit Missions supporters on his recent return from Hunan. Hunan is a neighbour province of Hubei, which is at the heart of the coronavirus epidemic.Dear Jesuit Missions friends,First of all, thank you for your prayers and concern.I have just returned from Hunan where I guided an 8-day workshop to 14 sisters and some of the patients who are serving/have served persons living with HIV/AIDS. Now...