New book records voices of young people on religion and education
“Young people, parents, schools and faith communities will find this book an invaluable resource in reflecting on how the interaction between religion and education can contribute to the fullest development of young people in Ireland today, both spiritually and morally,” said Dr Gareth Byrne.
Fr Peter McVerry’s challenging new book launched in Dublin
“It is unlikely that you will not be moved to share Fr McVerry’s compassionate anger at the suffering of so many, or his desire for profound social change.”
Live Animal Crib is reminder of first Christmas
IFA President thanks the Lord Mayor for his hospitality and asks people to think of making a contribution to the Lord Mayor’s Fuel Fund, which helps families in need.
140,000 Irish children “growing up in the cold”, says SVP report
“The high cost of energy here in Ireland should be considered a key contributor to utility arrears and the inability of people to adequately heat their homes,” says the SVP’s Dr Tricia Keilthy.
Oldcastle PP to trip the light fantastic on RTÉ television show
“How did we get from the sacraments to the Samba?” asked Ryan Tubridy.
Northern Irish policing needs the “very best” Catholics, says Archbishop of Armagh
"We need our very best young people to join the police – and serve the community with generosity, concern, respect and courage,” says Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Christian Brothers' voluntary redress contributions fully paid
The Congregation has now voluntarily contributed a total of €30 million towards redress since 2013.
Cardinal Tagle appointed Prefect of Vatican Congregation
Pope Francis has chosen the Cardinal Archbishop of Manila as the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, reflecting the Pontiff's desire for a missionary church and a greater outreach to Asia.
We are fast reaching the tipping point, eco theologian warns
As the 25th UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) continues in Madrid, Fr Sean McDonagh has warned that climate change is one of the most serious challenges facing humans and all of the planet's species.
'Business' was brisk at Mercy on the Mall
Confession at Shannon shopping centre was an initiative introduced "in response to the call from Pope Francis to go to the marketplace, and that was what we did - bring the church out to the people” - Fr Arnold Rosney.
"Farmers are good stewards of the landscape"
Climate scientist Professor John Sweeney says agro companies that are not supplying farmers with adequate recompense for their produce should be shamed not farmers.
Monaghan parish priest appointed new executive secretary of Bishops’ Conference
"I thank him for his outstanding service to date in our Diocese and know that you will all join with me in wishing him every blessing in his new role" – Bishop Duffy.
Conversations in Ennismore, Cork, is a weekly forum hosted in the Dominican Retreat House, each Monday from 7.30pm – 9.15pm. The Conversations host a series of Conversations in theology, spirituality, psychology, current issues, minority voices,[...]
Theme: Draw near to God anD He will draw near to you Speakers: Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo (Apostolic Nuncio) Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (Bishop of Waterford&Lismore) Bishop Stephen Chpirappanth (Bishop of ther Syro-Malabar Catholic Church,[...]