Abuse survivor fears February summit won’t deliver concrete action plans
Marie Collins tells We Are Church gathering, “If there is no consistent agreement across the Church as to what is sexual abuse of a minor, then how can we have any hope of consistent handling of the issue?”
Young Irish Catholics travel to Panama for WYD2019
Group of 30 young people from Dublin will arrive in Panama this Friday (18 January) and will stay with families in a host parish, where they will take part in a social justice programme with local parishioners.
Muddied waters at Trevi Fountain as mayor takes coins from Caritas Italia
Tourists throw about €4,000 into the Trevi Fountain’s pools and cascades every day, which until now has been used to fund Caritas Italia's projects to help Rome's poor.
Big plans in Mexico for record-breaking effigy of Our Lord
The 77m statue, entitled Cristo de la Paz (Christ of Peace) will show Our Lord with his arms outstretched
Reform group says Irish lay Catholics should nominate new bishops
Episcopal vacancies are an opportunity for the Church in Ireland to lay new foundations, says We Are Church Ireland.
Record passenger numbers at Knock Airport
Last year 772,000 passengers used Knock Airport and this year is forecast to be another year of growth at the facility, founded by Msgr James Horan.
“Wonderful things are happening in the young Church.”
Sixty students from Ireland attended the SEEK2019 conference in the United States and have come back inspired.
Young people tell Synod they want a more candid dialogue with Church
"A substantial number of young people do not ask the Church for anything because they do not see it as significant for their lives."
Protests over name change for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
“If the name is lost we are going to lose Medical Missionary of Mary history and heritage as well.”
Two Irish bishops join Holy Land delegation to support local Christians
“It is our duty and a privilege to stand in solidarity with Christians in Palestine and Israel as we seek to understand the pressures that force that decline in population.”
Snow adds hardship for struggling refugees in Greece
Winter makes life in Moria and the improvised Olive Grove camp even harder than it already is for asylum seekers, and especially for the most vulnerable.
Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Ireland
The most recent Irish census showed that the fastest growing religious belief was what it called the Orthodox branch of Christianity.