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PETER DAY. ‘The smell of the sheep’ (Pope Francis)

It should be noted that the intention of this reflection is not to play ‘the man’ (bishops, clerics), but rather ‘the ball’ (church governance, culture): to shine a light on a deeper and systemic illness that needs root and branch … Continue reading

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A reflection on Pope Francis’s Exhortation. Guest blogger: Frank Brennan SJ

  Pope Francis has published his first and very prolix papal teaching document entitled Evangelii Gaudium (the joy of evangelisation).  With a tone of delightful self-mocking he observes,  “I am aware that nowadays documents do not arouse the same interest … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church is in for a shake-up. Guest blogger: Michael Kelly SJ

Pope Francis has pressed all the hot buttons that get Catholic and other tongues wagging- a pastoral response to divorced and remarried Catholics, homosexuality, the place of women in the Church, the excessively centralized nature of management in the Church, … Continue reading

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