“At a time when we place emphasis on the richness of pluralism and … diversity, it is a contradiction to minimise human differences. A father is not the same as a mother.”
The search for equality in our society will not be advanced by undermining the very cornerstone on which a just and stable society is built.
The Nigerian army has found graves containing hundreds of decomposing bodies including those of women and children in Damasak, Borno State.
If society imposes a ‘new orthodoxy’ of ‘gender-neutral’ marriage… what will we be expected to teach children in school about marriage?
“Legalising gay marriage is a misguided way to show our love towards the gay community.”
The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.
Catholic and Church of Ireland Primates give joint blessing to sculptor Tim Schmalz’s seven foot bronze work depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a park bench.
Be mindful of your vote. You could be voting away your own or your children’s rights: John Waters.
“We are cut off, like an island, surrounded by jihadists from all sides”, Syrian Catholic Archbishop relates, as ISIS lays siege to town.
59-year-old Fr Francis Kelleher paid €4,000 to three men to threaten his nephew.
The conflict in Syria could come to an end much more quickly if the US would pressure its allies to stop aiding extremist groups: Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo.
The reopening of St Mel’s has been a “great blessing” and an “uplifting moment” for the diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois according to parish priest, Fr Brendan O’Sullivan.
Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.
“In Nigeria, everybody knows Ireland. This is, in no small way, due to the sacrifice and dedication of our missionaries.”
Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross’ religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.
Up to 15,000 pilgrims visit Lough Derg every year (mainly from May to September) and this has been steady for the last number of years.
Bishop Paul Simick saw houses “falling like a pack of cards” and people “running in all directions to save their lives”.
Conference statement says, “Human-induced climate change is a scientific reality, and its decisive mitigation is a moral and religious imperative for humanity.”
Emergency appeal launched: Trócaire requests public’s support to help it deliver aid to those in dire need in following massive earthquake.
Fr Francis Gleeson was “a priest with extraordinary human qualities; a humble priest whose faith enabled him to do great things in war and peace”: Archbishop Martin.
“We are still faced with the question of the relationship between recognition and response in regard to these events” – Archbishop Michael Jackson.
Archbishop Martin said he was convinced that there are many young women in today’s Ireland who would be attracted to new forms of association with religious life.
Woman who was the product of ‘donor conception’ says it is wrong and “should be outlawed by any country which respects human rights”.
Fr Liam Hayes dedicated his life to the poor of Obera where he set up homes for children and adults with severe physical and intellectual disabilities as well as a hospice.
Irish aid agency GOAL has dispatched an emergency response team to assist in relief efforts as Nepal comes to terms with at least 1,300 deaths.
“I have been constantly told by people working in the Vatican that they can’t say no to women deacons, they just don’t want to say yes” – Dr Phyllis Zagano.
“We uphold the historic and Christian view of marriage as exclusively between one man and one woman.”
War is ‘irreligion’. It is never holy, it never has been. God does not want it. Only peace is truly holy because God himself is peace: Maria Voce.