Bishop believes young people see through abortion industry’s lies
The worship of individual choice, separated from any obligation to the common good, had led to a widespread acceptance of the right to choose to end human life in the womb – Bishop Michael Router.
New start for Belfast church
Fortwilliam and Macrory Presbyterian church is to have a new lease of life as a place of Christian worship with a regular Catholic Latin Mass.
Crosscare report identifies challenges for returning emigrants
‘Coming Home In Crisis' shows how emigrants returning to Ireland in unplanned or crisis situations are more likely to end up homeless and experience significant challenges accessing housing, financial and health supports.
Ardagh and Clonmacnois seeks submissions for 2020 Assembly
“For the listening process to be robust I am now inviting views from parishioners from across the diocese in order to determine what are the most important issues facing the Church in the coming years, and how should we best respond.” - Bishop Duffy.
New Bishop of Clonfert consecrated in Loughrea
‘God is real, Christ is alive, He is present, He wants to befriend each one of us, forgive us, heal us, free us, involve us in the loving community of faith and make our lives better,’ said Bishop Michael Duignan in his first address as a member of the Irish hierarchy.
Cardinal Newman among five new saints canonised in Rome
‘The Lord sets our hearts free and heals them if only we ask Him,’ said Pope Francis in Rome yesterday.
Pray for success of Pan-Amazonian Synod
‘I encourage the faithful to pray for the success of this synod, the purpose of which is to serve the good of humanity,’ said Bishop Alan McGuckian, Chair of the Irish Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace.
Budget 2020 is ‘a failure for struggling households’, says SVP
‘We don’t believe that this budget protects those most vulnerable in the event of a No-Deal Brexit,’ says SVP national president Kieran Stafford.
‘Newman wished for a well-instructed Catholic laity’
Ahead of the canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman on Sunday, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin spoke at the Irish College in Rome about the Saint’s relevance in Ireland today.
Pro Life Campaign challenges HSE on alternatives to abortion
HSE helpline must ensure support for abortion alternatives is genuine – Pro Life Campaign Ireland
Irish government and UCD criticised ahead of Newman canonisation
Newman was one of the great literary figures of the 19th century and the founder and first rector of the university now known as UCD.
Alpha Ireland Conference to ‘equip Church for mission’
We are so pleased to welcome these inspiring speakers from home and abroad to help us all continue the path from maintenance to mission in our parishes and communities – Dominic Perrem.
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