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SVP contributes over €4 million annually towards education

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) spends €4-5million annually to help people access education and training in Irish schools.


First four volunteers for Sacred Hearts in Africa

The four will spend the summer working with the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and the team in the Holy Family Centre in Ofcolaco, South Africa.


Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict in historic meeting

Pope Francis has met with his predecessor, Benedict XVI, in the papal summer residence at Castelgandolfo, south of Rome.


Children deserve ‘state of the art’ hospital – Archbishop Martin

Read text of Homily given by Archbishop Martin at 'Blessing of Hands' Mass at Crumlin Hospital on 22nd March 2013.


Church leaders meet Irish EU presidency

Irishman COMECE General Secretary, Fr Patrick Daly (pictured), led the delegation of church representatives from Ireland and Europe.


Pope Francis inauguration

“Let us protect Christ in our lives, so that we can protect others, so that we can protect creation!”


SVP pays out more on fuel and energy arrears

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) almost trebled the aid it spent for householder's fuel costs between 2008 and 2011.


Habemus Papam! – Pope Francis I

Read the first words from Pope Francis and details of the Inauguration Mass to be held on Tuesday 19th March


Trócaire Lecture 2013 – Br Philip Pinto cfc

Watch the full 45 minute lecture – Who is my neighbour? Building a ‘civilisation of love’ in an unequal world – delivered by Brother Philip Pinto cfc on the occasion of Trócaire’s 40th anniversary.


Option for the Poor and for the Earth – Donal Dorr

Fr Donal Dorr discusses his expanded new edition of his classic study of Catholic Social Teaching – Option for the Poor.

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