“Traditionalists have every right to hold reactionary opinions; they have no right to impose them on others in the name of a false conception of orthodoxy.”
“It is important for every candidate seeking our vote in the coming weeks to understand the appalling extent of child poverty rates in Ireland" - Barnardos.
"The closure represents a diminution of the religious pluralism in Cork at a very time when ... greater religious diversity than ever before is a mark of our nation."
Archbishop of Dublin highlights people’s anxiety over what might happen to them or their children or an elderly relative if they are hit by serious illness.
The second release of The Pope’s Video focuses on Care of Creation. That we may take good care of creation–a gift freely given–cultivating and protecting it for future generations. The Pope Video is a new and global initiative launched by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network – Apostleship of Prayer
Pro-life group appeals to the public to lobby MLAs as motions due to be debated on 9 February in the Assembly on abortion for life limiting conditions and rape.
"If we don't have youth ministry on a permanent basis in every decent-sized parish in Ireland, we won't have a Church in the future": Director of NET Ministries Ireland.
“It has become so difficult for people to resist the culture of artificial and chemical enhancement for all kinds of performances and entertainment” - Bishop Éamonn Walsh.
Ruhama is urging the next government to make the Sexual Offences Bill an absolute priority and place it at the top of their agenda as soon as they come to power.
“Even as a student, his special talents were clearly in evidence whether performing with distinction in the school opera or simply keeping his friends continually entertained."
“It is important that both politicians and the electorate think about the profoundly damaging impact the housing & homelessness crisis is having on so many."
“The destruction of these places of worship is at odds with the fundamental human right to worship freely according to the beliefs and principles of all those in the jungle.”
Sr Catherine Holum, who represented the US in the Winter Olympics of 1998, gave a talk at a Mass in Tuam to mark the closure of the Year for Consecrated Life.
The historical backdrop of the film will span over 40 years from when the first famine survivors arrived in Glasgow in 1846 to the establishment of Celtic FC in 1887.