Promoting Integral Human Development will deal with the environment, migration, the sick, prisoners, modern-day slaves — the issues closest to Pope Francis' heart.
Dublin liturgy marks World Day of Prayer for all Creation
“We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all” - Pope Francis.
Crosscare marks 75 years as demand for its services soar
Care for others requires more than policy and funding: it requires a true sense of community. The fight against poverty and exclusion must involve all of us - Archbishop Martin.
Pope draws attention to World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
It offers an opportunity to reaffirm our personal vocation to be stewards of creation, to thank God for the wonderful handiwork which he has entrusted to our care, and to implore his help for the protection of creation...
Ironman runs by 86-year-old nun go viral on internet
An 86 year old nun who ran her first Triathlon in Banbridge has ‘gone viral’ in a Nike promotional advert on the internet.
Ireland has biggest homeless crisis since the Famine
Last year was the busiest ever for the Peter McVerry Trust which saw a 40% increase in the number of people supported in housing.
Bishop Leo O'Reilly offers prayers for Hawe family
The sudden loss of one young family, in “such a shocking way, is unbearable and near impossible to comprehend” Bishop of Kilmore has said in response to the death of a family of five.
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.
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