The Leap of Faith May 22nd, 2020

We mark Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ ahead of its 5th anniversary on Sunday. Dr Lorna Gold Vice-chair of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, member of the Vatican’s Covid19 Commission tells us about its relevance to a post COVID world.

John Paul II (Karol Jozef Wojtyla b. 1920) Pope from 1978. (Photo – Getty Images)

We talk with Fr Michael Collins, who shares memories of his many meetings with the late Saint Pope John Paul II, whose 100th birthday anniversary was on Monday last. We’re also joined from New York by Rabbi Emeritus Marc Angel and from Dundalk by historian Yanky Fachler as they recall Jewish financial support during the Irish Famine. 

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