President Higgins, civic and political representatives, members of the diplomatic corps joined religious leaders to remember the victims of the Brussels attacks.
Some European politicians have said ‘if we save lives we act as an attraction for more people to try to come’ - that is outrageous immorality: Peter Sutherland.
“Sr Clare spent nearly 15 years of her life in consecration to the Lord. She was a generous sister with a special gift for reaching out to children and young people.”
Report shows nearly a third of all Irish children live in materially deprived households and this would be far greater were it not for social protection and child benefit payments.
Programme will see an additional 3,600 students added to the already expanding population at MIC, with anticipated student numbers of 7,000 by the year 2020.
As Pope Francis visits Greece, Trócaire expresses deep concern at the recent EU-Turkey deal that facilitates large-scale return of asylum seekers to Turkey.
Pilgrims invited to Music Ministry Together weekend to learn music, get to know each other, and gain a deeper understanding of music in the liturgy of the Church.
If Syeda Ghulam Fatima is named Aurora Prize Laureate, Trócaire will share the award with the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan & the Bonded Labour Liberation Front.
Br Philip Mulryne, who is originally from St Oliver’s Parish in Lenadoon, will return for a special mission next week to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The parish priest, who was devastated at the theft in 2013 of the oil paintings by the renowned artist Evie Hone, expressed his joy on hearing that they had been recovered.
Pope Francis says visit aims to “express closeness & solidarity" to the displaced & the citizens of Lesbos & the people of Greece "who are so generous in their welcome”.
“With more than over 350 people attending every year, the Festival brings new workshop facilitators to the fore and offers choirs a wonderful opportunity to share their music.”
The conference brings together leaders from the media, education, politics, the arts, business, social sector and the Churches to learn from one another.
This is the first time Shakespeare has been performed in the Vatican, and the performance recognises the significance Shakespeare has for world culture.