New Secretariat for Communications will act as umbrella for nine communications offices including Pontifical Council for Social Communications and Vatican Radio.
Delegation from St Francis University trace the footsteps of six friars who left Connemara in 1847 and established one of the most prestigious universities in the US.
Prominent Vatican watchers in the Italian media are reporting that a papal commission has found no evidence of supernatural activity at Medjugorje.
This year's theme is ‘Every Life Matters’ because children with disabilities and those with life limiting conditions are being targeted warns rally organiser Ide Nic Mhatuna.
Newstalk radio documentary looks at the plight of children with special needs abandoned because their families don't have the means to take care of them.
The SVP has called on the Government to deliver its targets in 'Social Housing 2020' and expressed concern that the 2015 targets for new social housing won't be realised.
"Laudato Si is an astonishing document - there is no longer any excuse for people not knowing about this issue”: author and environmental activist Bill McKibben.
Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children sets out recommendations it would like considered for possible inclusion in the upcoming alcohol legislation.
“I hope and pray that those who have been so suddenly bereaved have felt something of God’s gentle touch in the support, sympathy and solidarity of a nation."
UN Committee recommends State hold a referendum on abortion and revise legislation including the Constitution and Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.
Primate of All Ireland leads celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh of a national Mass of Thanksgiving marking the 14th centenary of the Saint’s death.
Visiting Turin, Pontiff calls for a ‘No’ to an economy of waste which excludes persons who do not produce, ‘No’ to corruption and 'No' to the idolatry of money.
Retired Westport parish priest, Fr Tony King, has called for the annual Reek Sunday climb to be suspended for three years in order to conserve the sacred mountain.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin leads prayers and condolences for Berkeley victims saying "These young men and women were the products of what is best in Irish families".
Three years would give people an opportunity to address Laudato Si’s recommendations in the local church in the first year, nationally in the second year and globally in the third year.