Bishop Doran to lead National Day of Prayer for Children
Organised by the Society of Missionary Children, this year's event takes place on 14 October at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Sligo.
'Traveller identity must be protected & assigned legal protection'
Archbishop Diarmiud Martin pays tribute to Fr Derek Farrell as “a true friend of the Travelling People” who did not seek any great publicity for himself but placed his talents fully at the service of the Travellers and their place in society.
Plight of Middle Eastern Christians discussed at Sligo meeting
For the first time Ireland hosts meeting of national directors of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).
New NET youth workers arrive in Cork
"There wasn’t a whole lot happening in Cork (in youth work) and now we are seeing something really good" - Fr Alan Neville MSC.
Primate "taken aback" by victims' claim he fobbed them off
“I have always maintained that the Catholic Church must fully accept its responsibilities to those who have suffered abuse."
Pope expresses his "deep sorrow" for "battered" Aleppo
Papal appeal for peace in Syria as military announces “concentrated air strikes” in Aleppo and nearby areas, targeting insurgent-held areas in the surrounding countryside.
Archbishop calls for less divisive debate on school patronage
“The demand for Catholic schools is strong. The demand for other forms of patronage is growing. The process of diversification is still too slow.”
Bishops appoint new director of Veritas
Aidan Chester has been a member of the company’s senior management team since 2009 and has extensive retail, distribution and marketing experience.
Cuts felt in every community charities warn
Survey reveals that one third (34%) of charities have reported a drop in income, while more than two thirds (71%) have seen an increase in demand for services.
Third kidnapped priest found murdered in Mexico
43 year old Fr José Alfredo Lopez Guillen was described by friends as a dedicated and quiet priest who neither drank nor smoked and lived very simply.
Martin Bashir appointed BBC religious affairs correspondent
“I am delighted to be re-joining the BBC at this time and in this subject area. The opportunity to cover the broad spectrum of religious affairs is challenging and compelling and I cannot wait to get started” - Martin Bashir.
Minister praises Respond! for developing social housing in Cork
A 130-home estate in Cork City will, by the end of the year, have 34 social housing units, delivered through Nama’s social housing “special purpose vehicle” working with Respond! housing.
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Being an Adult in the World – Resolving Childhod Insecurities with – Fr Jim Cogley- at Emmaus Retreat Centre Ancient scripts repeat and patterns recur. How can these be broken? Understanding where we come from[...]
Spectacular International Sacred Musical Event in Knock Basilica. ‘The Story of Love’ Concert It will also be Streamed Live to Global Audience Saturday 15 October and Sunday 15th at 8.00pm A spectacular musical event celebrating God’s love for[...]