“The greatness of the story of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is the witness of those men and women who became real friends with the poor.”
“We can use the energy and power of Christ’s resurrection to bring hope and purpose into our own lives and into the lives of others.”
Millions of Yemeni people can’t afford food, water, medicines and other basic essentials, and are now reliant on the support of international organisations like Trócaire.
The crypt under St Michan’s was broken into in February and vandalised, and the head of the 800-year-old mummy known as ‘the Crusader’ was stolen along with another skull.
Catholic commentators dismayed by claims that the crisis stems from the sexual revolution, the disappearance of God from public discourse and liberal theological ideas that eroded morality after Vatican II.
While the Roman Catholic ceremony was still the most popular choice among opposite-sex couples, the 2018 report shows that civil marriage ceremonies accounted for 62.8 per cent of same-sex marriages and 28.7 per cent of opposite-sex marriages.
Brother Kevin said that there had been very generous donations from the public over the last year and the Pope’s visit had been a huge boost.
Renowned composer of liturgical music, Fr Michael Joncas, who wrote ‘On Eagles Wings’ and ‘I Have Loved You’, is to direct summer school and conference in July at Maynooth.
Fr Fintan Gavin is the current Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Dublin and a highly regarded canon lawyer with extensive pastoral experience.
"Good health allows children to learn and adults to earn, helps people escape from poverty, and provides the basis for long-term economic development."
“In the land of a thousand hills, many who killed their neighbours in Rwanda’s genocide 25 years ago now live side by side with relatives of the dead.”
Friend of murdered Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa is one of the high-profile women featured by Cavan County Museum exhibition.
Grandparents need to communicate faith by combining life experience with the technology that is intrinsic to their grandchildren’s lives, according to Catherine Wiley.
“Rural revitalization is timely, achievable, and, most important, critical to ending hunger and malnutrition in just over a decade” – Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute.
“The early publication of the document is a welcome sign that Pope Francis recognises the urgency of a renewed emphasis on creating new young disciples of Jesus” – Bishop Donal McKeown of Derry.
New Irish party hoping to field 70 candidates. “Aontú means unity. We hope to heal the divisions that exist in Irish society,” says Aontú leader, Deputy Peadar Toibín.
Commenting on the DRHE plan, the Immigrant Council of Ireland stated: “It is so important to be careful with language – just because a family is non-EU does not mean they don’t have legal status or housing rights. Everyone has a right to shelter.”
It is imperative for all to stand together with other Christians to speak against youth violence, support victims and help to find solutions to rebuild trust on our streets, in our parks, neighbourhoods and communities, says Cardinal Nichols.