“The terrible suffering of our brothers and sisters in southern Africa as a result of Cyclone Idai cries out for a generous response on our part.”
Entitled “Christus vivit – Christ lives”, the Apostolic Exhortation is divided into three sections which mirror the three phases of the Synod process.
“I would argue that our success is in delivering a holistic education profile to young people so they are well equipped for the world of work, university or contribution to society.”
According to ‘Guns & Rosaries’ producer, “Fr Patrick Peyton was involved in a covert campaign, funded by CIA dollars, to combat leftist political movements in Latin America in the early 1960s.”
A report published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in August 2018 showed that Ireland was way off track in reaching its carbon reduction targets, Fr Sean McDonagh has warned.
The Happy Easter Eggs are available through local churches and groups, which can order online or by phone, and anyone is welcome to make an order of a minimum of 20 eggs.
Last year (up to November 2018) asylum applications to Ireland increased by 27 per cent on the same time in the previous year, with the majority of applicants coming from Georgia, Albania, Syria, Zimbabwe and Pakistan.
In Limerick address, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin questions the lack of progress in developing a new covenant between Church and State and also calls for “a radical new look at the formation of future priests”.
The video is also being used to further the cause of Wicklow-born Mother Kevin, foundress of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa and the Little Sisters of St Francis in Africa.
“When the lives of three young people are taken away so abruptly, and in the fullness of their youth and potential, we are left speechless and the grief is overwhelming.”
Families across the island of Ireland - including those who live and work along the border and those who make their living from farming, business and haulage - have expressed anxiety about the future to Archbishop Eamon Martin.
“We are all of God’s same race. Hatred and intolerance that in any way undermine that fundamental unity of human kind are an attack on the God who created us as a single human family.”
“May the merciful God gather to himself all who have died while at their Friday prayers and console those who have been hurt. I ask that they be remembered in our churches this weekend.”
“On this special day let us renew our commitment to equality, social justice and care for all our vulnerable people, so many of whom continue to struggle for the very necessities of life.”
“So that as we get to celebrate the life death and resurrection of Christ, which is the Eucharist, at Easter time, we will have that huge understanding and that in some sense we will rise with the Lord.”
“The Trócaire box has become part of the nation’s life. Generations of children have grown up with it. It has served as their first means of expressing their solidarity with the wider world.”
“Being married seems to add an extra layer of commitment and stability to a relationship,” said Professor Patricia Casey.
Giving the annual Trócaire Lecture in Maynooth, Archbishop of Dublin addressed the issue of migration and warned “the way we treat migrants and especially refugees is a barometer of our humanity”.
Donor nations need to go back to a focus on the “integral care of the person”. What Africans want most of all is basic healthcare for all and that women give birth safely, says Uju Ekeocha, a Nigerian pro life campaigner.