Niall Leahy SJ

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...
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...