“The fact that these talks are being held when millions along eastern Africa are experiencing chronic food shortages due to drought highlights exactly what is at stake."
“I think it is profoundly unfortunate that the voice of the bishops is not heard in this book and I know that voice was sought" - Baroness Nuala O'Loan.
Irish missionary is helping over half a million of Kenya's poorest eking out an existence in a slum with inadequate sanitation, medical, educational and water services.
New Evangelisation has already begun in the diocese, according to Archdeacon, based on the hunger in the hearts of many for a new spirit in their lives.
"The renewal of the Irish Church will be strengthened by the determination of men who see priesthood as a second life choice and respond generously."
“I find it extraordinary that cinemas rule that it is inappropriate for an advert on prayer to be shown in the week before Christmas when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ."
“We have a responsibility to pass on the beauty of nature in its integrity to future generations, and an obligation to exercise a just stewardship of the gifts we have received."
“There are great challenges ahead. We have great gifts and strengths as we face them. Appreciate the strength of your parish and the whole diocesan family."
"Almost 2,000 people, who have nothing, live in the cemetery in Manila; they are born, live and die there”: Jackie Pallas of the Society of Missionary Children.
“People at WHO were aware that there was an Ebola outbreak that was getting out of control by spring…and yet, it took until August to declare a public health emergency.”
“As Christmas approaches with glitter, jingles and lights in shops and streets, we set out and declare publicly and together that Christ is the light that has come into the world."
Families of babies with life-limiting conditions are discovering too late about the existence of perinatal palliative care as an alternative to abortion: PLC
“Here before the door of this Jubilee of Mercy, let us ask that the world discover the ability to weep for its crimes, for what the world does with war.”