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Jim O'Shea: Ways Out of No Way

Jim O'Shea: Ways Out of No Way
Fr. Jim O'Shea acknowledges the pain of the abuse within the Church as expressed by those who suffered and he knows that full atonement and transparency is critical. At the same time, Fr. O'Shea offers some practical steps that should be taken by the Pope to create real changes in the underlying structure which must be faced to effect permanent changes.

Fr. Jim O'Oshea and Reconnect Brooklyn

Fr. Jim O'Shea and Reconnect Brooklyn
Reconnect "began on a violence-drenched corner" of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New . Its goal is to create "an entry level economy for young men looking to change the course of their lives. Our mission is to offer employment that leads to renewed engagement of education, training and commitment to community leadership and service."

Fr. Rey Ondap, CP: Taking on the difficult issues in the Philippines

Fr. Rey Ondap, CP
In January 2016, Fr. Rey Carvyn Ondap, C.P. was named Coordinator of the new formed JPIC Commission of the Passionist Asia Pacific Configuration. This young priest takes on a daunting role, but his energy, dedication, and his track record of activism all point to Fr. Rey’s ability to further the mission of the Passionist JPIC: “to “defend the rights of the most vulnerable and exploited sector of the society.” In this new position, Fr. Rey will take on many challenges in Philippine society, such as environmental destruction, banishment of indigenous peoples, and the violation of workers’ rights, especially farmers.
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