The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Archbishop Mark Coleridge, stated that the Catholic Bishops of Australia believe all Australians must be equal under the law “and accept today’s judgment accordingly.”
“Our annual Novena is always a wonderful time of reflection and prayer, and it is with great joy that we see our Novena celebrations grow as people from all over the world join us via the live daily Masses on our website” – Fr Michael O’Connell.
In his article “Rejecting Racism: Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate”, Bishop Doran asks why this is happening in Ireland, “considering our strong missionary tradition” and support for Trócaire, Concern and Goal.
Over 800 young people attended this year’s Youth2000 Summer Festival and the atmosphere at it was, according to Bishop Phonsie Cullinan, one of “wall-to-wall joy”.
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan of Waterford and Lismore describes the lives of Fr Rufus Halley and Fr Des Hartford as “a sign to us all that dialogue is absolutely necessary”.
It is time to honour the women who have acted as first responders to the darkest hours of crisis, says UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
The witnesses “were ordinary people who lived in a very ordinary little village” and included “men, women and children ranging in age from four-year-old John Curry (who spoke no Irish) to Bridget Trench in her seventies (who spoke no English).”
“This contract demonstrates that it is becoming easier than ever before to cut carbon emissions from our public and private sector buildings.”
“People are talking more about the blessing of this place and the help and the comfort and the compassion of God that it offers.”
The guide was published by the social services arm of the Dublin Archdiocese and looks at a range of options for those awaiting their exam results.
The new processional statue will be formally unveiled later this month as part of events to mark the 140th anniversary of the Knock apparitions in 1879.
"We hope that, while playing adventure golf, visitors will reflect on the bridges that need to be built in their own lives and in our world today."
“If religious attendance facilitates older people to maintain a larger social circle with continued social engagement, alternative ways to socialise will be necessary as we develop into a more secular society.”
According to the report, two non religious parents pass on their lack of religion, while religious parents have a 50:50 chance of passing on their beliefs.