Returned lay missionaries have much to offer Church and society in Ireland says newly appointed leader of Lay Mission Union of Ireland.
'Summit of Consciences for the Climate' focuses on citizen involvement. Meanwhile Trócaire disappointed that Climate Bill shelved till after summer recess. "This latest delay will see us lose yet more time completing legislation on what is the most pressing issue facing the planet today," says Trócaire Executive Director.
St Teresa's walking stick at monastery in Firhouse this morning, and Carmelite monastery in Delgany Co. Wicklow this afternoon before continuing tour to south and west of Ireland.
The struggle of farmers in Ethiopia is the same as that of rural Ireland in the past says Eddie Downey Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President who has visited the country.
“For me Catherine McCauley was a real icon, a feminist icon, in the way she challenged the status quo of her time and prioritised supporting vulnerable women and girls."
Fr Shane (27) is the newest priest in Waterford & Lismore and one of fifteen ordinations to the Irish Church this summer in what has been a bumper year for vocations.
"The IMU has a responsibility to do what we can to keep mission alive in this country as we struggle with the many questions posed to our faith and missionary commitment."
The Pro Life Campaign has accused the Government of exploiting the Savita Halappanavar case to get abortion legislation instead of prioritising patient safety.
Political parties which have advocated policies and introduced legislation undermining marriage and the right to life of the unborn unwelcome at church gates.