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Fashion Week about-face results in St Anne’s Cathedral show

'Our Resale Rail Sale will help to increase awareness of the bigger issues of fashion and textiles eco-damage,' says fashion show promoter Cathy Martin.

2019.10.20.

Mission Sunday celebrations led by Archbishop O’Reilly in Thurles today

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA will celebrate a dedicated Mass for World Mission Sunday in the Cathedral of the Assumption in Thurles in Co Tipperary, at 12 p.m.

2019.10.20.

Crosscare report identifies challenges for returning emigrants

‘Coming Home In Crisis' shows how emigrants returning to Ireland in unplanned or crisis situations are more likely to end up homeless and experience significant challenges accessing housing, financial and health supports.

2019.10.15.

Ardagh and Clonmacnois seeks submissions for 2020 Assembly

“For the listening process to be robust I am now inviting views from parishioners from across the diocese in order to determine what are the most important issues facing the Church in the coming years, and how should we best respond.” - Bishop Duffy.

2019.10.15.

Bishop Duffy welcomes Clogher’s vocations as a sign of hope

Two men are beginning their studies for the priesthood this autumn and a third is embarking on the permanent diaconate.

2019.10.09.

Brexit remains “terrifyingly unclear” warns Archbishop Jackson

“The people of the Border are fast becoming a pawn in a politics of cynical neglect and atrophy of understanding," Dr Jackson said in his presidential address to the Dublin and Glendalough Diocesan Synod.

2019.10.09.

Vatican to offset Synod’s carbon emissions

The Synod is expected to generate carbon emissions of 572,809kg. In compensation, forestry licenses for the reforestation of ​​50 hectares in the Amazon basin will be purchased.

2019.10.08.

Synod on the Amazon opens with papal rebuke to mockers

In his address, Pope Francis hit out at the “mocking comments” made by some about the feathers worn by an indigenous man at the Synod’s opening Mass on Sunday.

2019.10.08.

Bishops decry prevalence of domestic violence

In a pastoral letter issued for the Church’s annual ‘Day for Life' the Bishops express concern over the number of terrible cases of domestic abuse in Ireland in recent years which have led to extreme violence and murder.

2019.10.07.

Bishop Router offers to mediate in Drogheda feud

“I or indeed any priest or religious in this area would be willing to mediate between the different factions if that would assist to bring the feud to a halt.”

2019.10.07.

Laudato Tree project aims to create corridor of trees across Africa

“I think this project could especially catch the imagination of the young people of Ireland, in their youth groups, schools, colleges and workplaces,” said Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2019.10.06.

Bishops concerned by intolerance towards immigrants

Statement follows Pope Francis' unveiling in St Peter's Square of a sculpture depicting 140 refugees crammed aboard a small raft.

2019.10.06.

Millennial celebrations at Buckfast Abbey

Religious life under the Cistercian rule continues at Buckfast Abbey under the motto ora et labora or pray and labour.

2018.05.26.

Make malaria prevention a priority for UN World Health Day

Malaria is a preventable and treatable. Worldwide, between 2000 and 2015, the incidence of malaria fell by 37%

2018.04.06.

Syria’s heartbreak must end, says Trócaire

Families are trying to stay alive in dark, ill-equipped shelters in Eastern Ghouta. The shelters are not supplied with enough water or food, and children have not seen sunshine for weeks.

2018.02.26.

Diocese of Cork and Ross prays for papal visit in August

The Holy Father understands our tradition of family life and mission in reaching out to others in faith, says Bishop John Buckley

2018.02.26.

The Pope’s financial advisor, Peter Sutherland, dies aged 71

“He was a man of deep faith and a devoted Catholic but also one who was critical when necessary” - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

2018.01.08.

More than 3,500 Christmas dinners will be provided by Knights of Columbanus

A key part of the event is that guests are given a spiritual and a festive welcome.

2017.12.23.

Joyous celebration in Carlow for the National Day of Prayer for Children

We are privileged to live in a society and a world that values education. Let us in this month of October, support through our prayer and fund-raising the parts of our world where children so badly need the opportunity education offers.

2017.10.15.

Spiritual and existential simplicty is an act of witness, Pope Francis tells Cistercians

Continuing in the way of your spiritual tradition, identify with courage new possibilities and occasions to witness your charism in the present of the Church and of society, Pope Francis tells Trappist monks and nuns

2017.09.25.

Catholic caucus for UK Labour Party at Brighton next week

There are 3.8 million Catholic voters in England and Wales and Labour will ignore them at its peril.

2017.09.18.

Mater Dei providing emergency housing for homeless families

The crisis of homelessness and poverty persists right across our diocese and our country

2017.09.17.

New priest ordained for Diocese of Meath

Forty-one-year-old Rev Warren Collier spent 16 years working as a driver for Bus Éireann before studying for the priesthood at the Beda College in Rome.

2016.07.11.
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