Former Archbishop of Canterbury promotes Jubilee principle
Lord Williams of Oystermouth says Churches should give a lead in promoting a fast from flying, from long distance travel or from buying new clothes.
Irish Hospice Foundation to host workshop on loss and bereavement
Every year roughly 400 people take part in the workshops.
Christians are “all marked men and women”, Nigerian bishop warns
Are we in a war? Yes. But what would Christ have us do? The only way He has pointed out to us is the non-violent way. It is the road less travelled, but it is the only way, said Bishop Matthew Kukah.
Viatores Christi will celebrate six decades of lay mission and development
The mission of Viatores Christi is to work in solidarity with partner organisations to improve the lives of local people by improving access to basic services.
Fr Ray receives threats for dancing with the stars
However, others say the dancing priest has brought nothing but joy and fun to the show, and that he is a good representative of the Catholic Church.
Lower homeless figures need further analysis, says Focus Ireland
There were month-on-month decreases across all demographic and accommodation categories represented in the Department of Housing’s reports.
Priestly ordinations in Europe totalled 1,272 in 2017
Some 350 priests or one in four of the total number priests ordained in Europe in 2017 were Polish.
Irish urge action at UN homelessness conference
Speaking ahead of the conference, Sr Jean Quinn had highlighted that there is no universally agreed definition of homelessness, making it difficult to compare and combat globally.
Vatican's diplomats must undertake missionary assignments
The change in the formation of the Holy See’s diplomats was announced by Pope Francis in a letter to the new president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Archbishop Joseph Marino.
Bishop Leahy would like to see Limerick develop its own Camino
Trail could incorporate an “incredible collection of religious sites” from Kilmallock to Askeaton, Killeedy, Adare and Limerick city itself.
Best-selling author Fr Sean Hyland launches website with poster competition
www.whisperingsofmysoul.com aims to show that science, instead of disproving God, is increasingly making the argument for a Divine Creator.
SVP ‘Survive on Five’ challenge: can you live on €5 a day for five days?
“Participants will have to think about and calculate every item they consume. However, this is the reality of hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland every day,” says SVP national president Kieran Stafford.
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