London Jesuit Centre

Niall Leahy is a Jesuit from Ireland who is studying for an MA in Integral Ecology at the London Jesuit Centre. Here he explains what Integral Ecology is. If you want to know what integral ecology is then don’t waste your time reading this blog post and just read Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si’. To cut to the chase then read Chapter Four, called (drum roll…) ‘Integral Ecology’. It does exactly what it says on the tin. Still here? Then here are a few thoughts...
Dr Austen Ivereigh, one of the leading interpreters of the Francis papacy, is a British Catholic writer journalist and commentator, best known for his bestselling biography: The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope (2015).His new book, Wounded Shepherd: Pope Francis and His Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church (2019), is an account and analysis of the often-turbulent reform led by Pope Francis, history's first Jesuit and Latin American Pope. The book...
Henry Wansbrough is a monk of Ampleforth and a renowned biblical scholar. He has written a couple of dozen books. He edited the New Jerusalem Bible and most recently single-handedly the Revised New Jerusalem Bible. He has lectured all over the world, as far as Africa, Australia and North America. He was for a dozen years Master of St Benet’s Hall in Oxford. He was Chair of the Oxford University Faculty of Theology and more recently Professor of Biblical Studies at...
Lady Antonia Fraser in conversation about her book 'The Kings and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829'.About this EventThe story of Catholic emancipation begins with the violent anti-Catholic Gordon riots in 1780, fuelled by the lessening of penal laws dating back to the 16th century. Some fifty years later, the passing of the Emancipation Bill was hailed as a 'bloodless revolution'.Antonia Fraser brings colour and humour to this vivid drama with its huge cast of characters: King George...
Lady Antonia Fraser is one of Britain's most successful authors. During a career spanning seven decades she has written critically acclaimed history books, as well as biographies and detective fiction. Works include Mary, Queen of Scots (1969) which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and Marie Antoinette (2001) which won the Enid McLeod Literary Prize. Her most recent book, The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829 charts Catholic...
Rupert Shortt
Rupert Shortt in conversation about his book 'Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?'About this EventAre the world's major spiritual traditions sources of greater discord than harmony? Or are conflicts that are widely blamed on faith differences fundamentally social and political? Rupert Shortt sheds light on the contrast between good and bad religion and on why the distinction is of urgent relevance in an era increasingly characterized as post-secular.Rupert Shortt is religion editor of...