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Austin Smith House, a House of Hospitality for destitute asylum seekers

Jan 28 2021, 10:47 AM

In this interview from 2015, two Passionist Priests – Fr Martin Newell and Fr John Kearns – discuss how they set up Austin Smith House in Sparkhill, Birmingham, as a House of Hospitality for destitute asylum seekers and refugees.

Passionists UK Common Era: The Justice at the Heart of God (S2 Episode 06)

Common Era: The Justice at the Heart of God (S2 Episode 06)

In the final episode of this season, we return to an ongoing theme: what does a just society really look like, and how can we get there?

Apr 06 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: Does Punishment Even Work? (S2 Episode 05)

Common Era: Does Punishment Even Work? (S2 Episode 05)

If the prison system we've created is ultimately a failure, what kind of approach could take its place?

Mar 31 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: A Church That Gives Up Power (S2 Episode 04)

Common Era: A Church That Gives Up Power (S2 Episode 04)

We should expect the church to go further in its action against racism; will we give up comfort and power to address the sins of the past?

Mar 23 2022