Talented young singer will miss performing in the Emmanuel Concerts because she has made it through to the next round of “The Voice UK”.
Precious Life sharply critical of “Derry Girls” actresses’ abortion message
“Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws protect women and babies from the tragedy, pain and violence of abortion.”
Spiritual fill-up of Divine Mercy has enduring appeal
“People are wounded, are hurting. They come to Divine Mercy to receive God’s healing.”
Church cash crisis as donations dwindle
Congregation numbers are declining and the value of donations are falling as a result.
Story on Sidewalk Advocates was “sensationalist”
Iona Institute warns against introduction of broad all-encompassing legislation on exclusion zones.
People expect not “predictable condemnations” but “concrete measures”
Pope calls upon those present at vital safeguarding conference to “hear the cry of the little ones who plead for justice” and to be concrete.
Trócaire and Girl Guides for Climate Action
The badge was inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 13 – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Evangelical church congregations growing in Ireland
These evangelical churches report a good ethnic mix and a young age profile, with 46 per cent of members aged under 30, and 75 per cent aged under 50.
Anti-human trafficking conference for Dublin
“It is the little island of Ireland stepping up as much as it can in terms of awareness so that people realise that human trafficking is hidden in plain sight, and there is so much trafficking beyond the sex trade” – Anne Kelleher, Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT).
Abuse survivors are “precious members of the Body of Christ”
In a message issued ahead of the Vatican’s abuse summit this week, Archbishop Eamon Martin tells survivors, “I am truly sorry for what was done to you.”
Diocese turns to parish funds to pay priests’ salaries
Waterford and Lismore and the Archdiocese of Dublin count the cost of declining contributions to envelope collections.
John Paul II’s sanction on Nicaraguan priest–poet lifted
During his visit to Nicaragua in 1983, Pope John Paul II publicly reprimanded Fr Ernesto Cardenal as the priest knelt to welcome the pope at Managua airport.
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