Tributes paid to inspirational Irish priest in the US
Former Derry Gaelic footballer, Mgr Laurence E. Higgins, was "a mentor, spiritual leader and confidant to tens of thousands of Catholics and non-Catholics.”
Irish missionary priest ordained Bishop of Mzuzu
Originally from Co Tipperary, Bishop John Ryan joined the Kiltegan order in 1970. Since 1978 he has been involved in pastoral work in Malawi and in teaching mathematics at the University of Mzuzu,
Bishop Treanor condemns destruction of Jewish graves
“What a tragedy and blemish that the long-present, beloved and treasured Jewish families of our community should suffer yet again such actions of disrespect, violence to the memory of their beloved dead."
Would-be suicide bomber attacks priest during Mass in Indonesia
18-year-old suspect had been sitting in a pew during a crowded Sunday Mass when he suddenly got up and ran towards the altar.
Knock Marriage Bureau pivotal in five marriages in 2015
More than 1,000 marriages have taken place as a direct result of introductions that have been made in Knock.
Bishop of Cork praises Peter Barry as man of "integrity and faith"
Former Tánaiste's "pivotal role in negotiating the Anglo Irish Agreement helped to create the foundations on which the peace process in Northern Ireland was built," says Taoiseach.
Historic peace agreement reached in Colombia
War cost 220,000 lives over 52 years. "We are not going to fail. This is the chance for peace," says President Santos.
Mary Immaculate College unveils plans for new library
The country’s largest Catholic college is set to build a new library and learning resource centre to accommodate its increasing student numbers, set to reach 5,000 by 2020.
Asia Bibi's Supreme Court appeal date set
Human rights groups believe Pakistan's blasphemy laws are often used to discriminate against religious minorities, such as the country's estimated three million Christians.
Two nuns murdered in Mississippi
Police found the bodies of Sr Paula Merrill of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Sr Margaret Held of the School Sisters of St Francis in Milwaukee and are investigating robbery as a possible motive.
Kylemore Abbey and Notre Dame open new centre
Over one hundred senior academics and management from the Indiana-based college travelled to Connemara to take part in the ceremony.
Fr Shay Cullen wins 2016 Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award
Columban missionary has uncovered and exposed widespread child sexual abuse and human trafficking involving children as young as 9 years abused by US personnel and sex tourists including local men.
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