Archbishop Eamon Martin, chair of the Bishops’ Council for Communications, welcomes this year’s message from Pope Francis.
First anniversary of the tragic death of Iona Institute researcher.
St Patrick’s Cathedral seminar will explore previously unknown archival sources on soldiers and civilians.
“We now have the greatest number of displaced people since World War Two,” Columban missionary Fr Bobby Gilmore warns.
Pope Francis desires that God’s people around the world should have an opportunity to make their contribution to the process.
US Supreme Court refuses to excuse priest from testifying in court case.
Crisis of leadership and income inequalities are among key issues under discussion at this year’s gathering of the world’s political and business elite.
Hospital teams invite parents and families to attend first service of its kind for Children’s Units and other services that have cared for children who have died.
Community chapel built in the 1950s gutted in overnight blaze.
Confirmation often appears like a “pre-fabricated cultural package of Irish heritage we are born into” to be discarded later in life as part of our throwaway culture.
Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly and Bishop Ray Browne appeal to Irish people to hear and respond to the cries of the people of Gaza.
Office of Pastoral Renewal and Family Ministry to facilitate public gatherings in 17 pastoral areas where responses will be sought to the questions posed in Lineamenta.
One of the teachers at a school in Galway recently said, ‘I believe my students might never hear this message again’.
Western military intervention is the only viable option in the fight against Nigerian militants, who are now allied to Islamic State.
Bishop Nulty to launch €4m development in Kildare including Solas Bhride centre and three hermitages: Faith, Hope and Love.
Pontiff calls for responsible parenthood saying, “Some think that … in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits. No.”
Chairperson of the Dublin Council of Churches urges members and patrons not to return unchanged to their various Christian communities.
Pope tells pilgrims that young people need their care so they will not be “robbed of hope and condemned to life on the streets.”
“Mental health difficulties are the unspoken injury afflicting whole swathes of the migrant community”.
If the name of Jesus is used over the airwaves in a reckless manner, an apology is expected, bishop of Raphoe warns.
Transatlantic pilgrimage flight from JFK Airport is expected to include Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Impending typhoon forced Pontiff to cut short his visit to island of Leyte, one of the areas worst affected by the 2013 typhoon that claimed 10,000 lives.
Five people killed in majority Muslim country as protestors vent anger over latest magazine cover depicting Muhammad.
Unscheduled visit to home for street children following reports of authorities throwing children into detention centres to clear Manila for papal visit.
Tens of thousands of families lack adequate shelter while the blockade “dramatically impedes rebuilding” and contributes to desperation, bishops warn.
Official inaugural ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon at 3pm in St Bartholomew’s Church Dublin.
“It is simply frightening that this document from the Minister would even consider it an option that a terminally ill child would receive no intervention after it is born.”
Killing in the name of God “is an aberration” Pontiff warns but adds that responsible people should recognise the boundaries of civility.
Religious service will mark the commencement of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.