Sr Kathleen McGarvey helped set up WIC in 2010 to enable Muslim and Christian women tackle issues of common concern such as health, literacy, unemployment and violence – both domestic and interreligious.
“Prayer and reflection can change our driving behaviour, calm our aggression, and remind us to take care of our spiritual, moral and physical dimensions," says Bishop Fintan Monahan
A revolutionary educational report which supports education for prisoners, former prisoners and their families, was launched at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick City this week.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) will allow new recruits to the force to undertake selection tests online, rather than in person as part of a measure to encourage more Catholics to join the force.
Homeless charity, Focus Ireland, say the homeless figures for September 2017, announced by Minister Eoghan Murphy show yet another record number of men, women and children experiencing homelessness
Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Irish Catholic education conference: "In a Catholic school, religion is not an added extra to be fitted in during break time or twilight hours or registration."
Archbishop Michael Neary described the artwork and said: “It is difficult to find a language which would capture the beauty and magnificence of what we behold and yet isn’t it just a shadow of the reality which those 15 people looked upon on that August evening at the gable end a few yards away.”
“Ireland deserves better than that. I will not add any further credence to this deeply flawed process or to its inevitable and equally flawed conclusion that a referendum is required to repeal the 8th amendment without any meaningful Constitutional protection for the unborn child.”- Prof Casey
“There has been evidence for years that abortion clinics operate like conveyor belts, trying to hit daily targets for the number of abortions performed.”
The report states that every single day Christians suffer persecution for their faith – many of them are left with no choice but to flee for their lives.
The Finding Faith in Ireland research shows that one-third of Christian youth (33%) attended church in the last week and detects decreasing religious practice among young adults as they mature.
Irish missionary has accompanied the community of El Mozote in El Salvador in seeking justice and redress over a 1981 massacre in which 1,000 people were tortured and murdered, including 400 children, by state military forces.
If the inclusion of people with disability is a characteristic of a civilised society, why would we accept discrimination against unborn people with disability?
The former leader of the Church of Ireland, Lord Robin Eames, has said that the absence of a power sharing executive at Stormount is leading to greater uncertainty at a time when there is already huge concern on how Brexit will affect Northern Ireland.
"It has become increasingly clear that the process of the Committee has been so arranged as to reach a pre-set decision without balanced consideration of any evidence that runs contrary to this pre-determined outcome” - Patricia Casey.
“Last year we provided vital support to 92 women who were victims of sex trafficking - helping them to rebuild their lives and their sense of selves,” - Ruhama
“The policy of the past 25 years has led to a chronic under-supply of real social housing. It has resulted in the homelessness crisis we are now experiencing,” warns Fr Peter McVerry.
With the help of volunteers and several homeless charities the Capuchin Day Centre stayed open for the duration of the storm and offered extra 120 beds for rough sleepers.
Amazon's indigenous people are “often forgotten and without the prospect of a serene future because of the crisis of the Amazonian rain forest, a ‘lung’ of primary importance for our planet.”