Speaking about the annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse, Archbishop Eamon Martin said he believed reparation and repentance need to be part of the ongoing life and prayer of the Church.
The objective of our Lenten digital initiative is to assist our spiritual preparation for the joy and hope of the Easter season – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Our mission is clear. We want to send well-formed Catholics into the world to carry out their apostolates, follow their vocations, and rebuild the Church, says Co-founder Edward Barrett-Shortt.
The bishops express concern that people might be “compelled to provide a service which de facto promotes same-sex marriage”. This could mean that civil registrars and others might indirectly be denied “their legitimate right to freedom of religion, expression and conscience.”
Researchers want to hear what these people experience in their workplace, school or local community when they express their views on the issues, or from those who might now question their Yes vote when they see how laws are implemented or education campaigns conducted.
The African Development Bank (ADB) Group aims to support sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries, all of which helps to reduce poverty.
“This year, Trócaire’s Lenten campaign will help support women around the world who are struggling to protect their families from intimidation, violence, hunger and drought" - Trócaire CEO, Caoimhe de Barra.
Meetings to be held across Clogher’s seven Pastoral Areas during Lent which will inform future planning at parish, pastoral area and diocesan level.
“There is also increasingly the threat of violence towards the family as gangs threaten the relatives of addicts to pay their debts.”
Internal inquiry finds that Jean Vanier, who founded L'Arche, had "manipulative and emotionally abusive" sexual relationships with six women in France between 1970 and 2005.
“The Church must reach out to new generations, to a new culture. It must be in touch with the new anguishes and challenges of people. It must reach out to those who are marginalised and abused,” said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
"It appears to be the most popular Camino route in Ireland – we are getting people travelling from England and the United States to complete it," says Joe Maguire
Lord Williams of Oystermouth says Churches should give a lead in promoting a fast from flying, from long distance travel or from buying new clothes.
Are we in a war? Yes. But what would Christ have us do? The only way He has pointed out to us is the non-violent way. It is the road less travelled, but it is the only way, said Bishop Matthew Kukah.
The mission of Viatores Christi is to work in solidarity with partner organisations to improve the lives of local people by improving access to basic services.
There were month-on-month decreases across all demographic and accommodation categories represented in the Department of Housing’s reports.
Speaking ahead of the conference, Sr Jean Quinn had highlighted that there is no universally agreed definition of homelessness, making it difficult to compare and combat globally.
Trail could incorporate an “incredible collection of religious sites” from Kilmallock to Askeaton, Killeedy, Adare and Limerick city itself.
The change in the formation of the Holy See’s diplomats was announced by Pope Francis in a letter to the new president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Archbishop Joseph Marino.
www.whisperingsofmysoul.com aims to show that science, instead of disproving God, is increasingly making the argument for a Divine Creator.
“Participants will have to think about and calculate every item they consume. However, this is the reality of hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland every day,” says SVP national president Kieran Stafford.
The "Act of Entrustment of England to The Virgin Mary" is a prayer of profoundly historic and spiritual nature, say the country's bishops, awakening memories of Albion as the Dowry of Mary.
The SVP Resource Centre in Galway, 'Croi na Gaillimhe', has been renamed Maureen O’Connell House as a lasting tribute to the benefactor's memory
In a post election reflection for the island of Ireland, Church of Ireland Primate, Rt Rev Dr Michael Jackson says "politicians owe it to their citizens to ensure peace and to build flourishing societies.”
We need to re-focus on delivering the best care possible for mothers and babies and to avoid the ongoing rush to prioritise abortion funding to the clear detriment of mothers, babies and staff – Pro Life Campaign.