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Tag: justice

Passionists UK A society which forces people to wait (from ‘Passion for the Inner City’)

A society which forces people to wait (from ‘Passion for the Inner City’)

An extract from Austin Smith's 'Passion for the Inner City': the psychological violence of 'waiting' which the powerless in our societies experience.

May 24 2022

Passionists UK Austin Smith’s reflections on inner-city monasticism — republished

Austin Smith’s reflections on inner-city monasticism — republished

Now freshly re-edited and reformatted, 'Passion for the Inner City' is the first publication to be released by the Passionists' brand new book imprint, Lab/ora Press

Apr 14 2022

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 This is Where You Wait: Stories from Calais

This is Where You Wait: Stories from Calais

For vulnerable refugees in Calais, there is an abundance of waiting to be done. Yet despite the frustrations and the suffering involved, the refugee communities abound with youth, elegance and laughter.

Mar 31 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 Fighting Extractivism in Bolivia and Beyond

Fighting Extractivism in Bolivia and Beyond

The Passionists have recently started supporting TerraJusta, who work alongside communities fighting for environmental justice. Maddie Ryle explains how they got here...

Mar 25 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

Passionists UK Common Era: Racism is Not What You Think (S2 Episode 03)

Common Era: Racism is Not What You Think (S2 Episode 03)

Racism is a distinct idea from prejudice—in our latest podcast episode, Matshidiso and Annmarie Lewis consider better ways of talking about it.

Mar 16 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: What Does Justice Mean? (S2 Episode 02)

Common Era: What Does Justice Mean? (S2 Episode 02)

Annmarie and Matshidiso talk about a Biblical view of both justice and fairness, how these have influenced our legal systems, and yet how they might differ from what we expect.

Mar 09 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: The Road to Justice (S2 Episode 01)

Common Era: The Road to Justice (S2 Episode 01)

Our podcast Common Era returns with new guests—discussing the journey towards working in the justice space, and the importance of representation.

Mar 03 2022

Passionists UK Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Alex Holmes, from our Partners at Catholic Worker Calais, listens to the dreams of refugees waiting in the Calais camp.

Oct 07 2021

Passionists UK Can your community help resettle a refugee family?

Can your community help resettle a refugee family?

If you long to be a participant, not an observer, in helping our refugee crisis, there are practical and transformative ways to help.

Oct 07 2021

Passionists UK Snapshots of life from The Learning Refuge in Paphos, Cyprus

Snapshots of life from The Learning Refuge in Paphos, Cyprus

Mary Chojnowski shares stories of refugees' lives in the Paphos region of Cyprus.

Sep 28 2021

Passionists UK How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

Jo Siedlecka, from our Passionist partners Independent Catholic News, explains how the popular news site came to be, and where it could be going next.

May 26 2021