Surrogacy is buying and selling children and must be outlawed
In the run-up to the publication of the government’s plans for regulating surrogacy in Ireland, Stop Surrogacy Now says “No one has a right to a baby.”
Bury ashes of the faithful in sacred places: CDF
Dividing ashes, keeping them at home or scattering on land or at sea is not permitted. Burial expresses “faith in resurrection of the body. What you do with ashes must be coherent with faith,” comments Irish theologian.
Peter McVerry Trust to double housing
“It is also the most serious social issue which Ireland faces today. With the right political will, it can be solved. We will continue to advocate on behalf of homeless people to seek to get the issue of homelessness and housing to the top of the Government’s agenda.” – Peter Mc Verry.
Sr Stan urges Taoiseach to take lead on Calais children
What I would be saying to the Taoiseach is you must go to the camps, you must give symbolic leadership, you must speak to the people there and hear their stories – Sr Stan
Call by Bishop Brennan to stop human trafficking
Annual profits generated from trafficking in humans are as high as $32 billion (€29.1 billion) as 2.4 million people are trafficked globally.
Irish faithful invited to join Pope Francis in praying for Syria
“I encourage the faithful to share the ideals of the Caritas International #PeacePossible4Syria campaign and to pray for peace in the Middle East, especially in Syria and the city of Aleppo” – Bishop Crean.
“Human life is the most fundamental right of all”
President of the World Meeting of Families 2018, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, told reporters that the right to life “is a fundamental issue for the Church everywhere” and the Church “is not going to change its position on that”.
Christian bakers lose gay marriage cake appeal
“The fact that a baker provides a cake for a particular team or portrays witches on a Halloween cake does not indicate any support for either” – Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan.
Kilmainham Gaol is a ‘Sacred Space’
Those executed here wanted us to benefit from their dream and for us then to realise our common dream for others.
Your mission is to share your faith every day
In an increasingly secular world, people need to have courage to swim against the tide.
Countdown to World Meeting of Families is ticking
Family is all about ‘connection’ – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Bishop of Cork and Ross urges young people to consider religious life
Bishop Buckley says it is a great privilege to serve the people, especially in times of difficulty.
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