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Archbishop warns against self-centred narcissistic Church

Church must rediscover how to reach out and welcome the sinner and unbeliever.

2013.09.16.

Jesuit based in Hong Kong celebrates 100th birthday

Fr Joseph Mallin is the last surviving child of executed 1916 leader.

2013.09.16.

New €12.5m building opened at Sligo’s Summerhill College

Bishop warns against dismissing religious belief as irrational, divisive and anti-intellectual.

2013.09.15.

St Maximilian Kolbe’s story draws thousands to West End

The story of a Polish priest who sacrificed his life to save another man in Auschwitz.

2013.09.15.

Church urged to heed environmental dimension of faith

Water justice is the theme of this year’s Creation Time.

2013.09.15.

Archbishop Martin criticises sectarian Catholic blogs

Church needs a media “that is not afraid to expose mistakes and failures."

2013.09.14.

Large gathering in Ennis aimed at Killaloe faith renewal

Each participant to be presented with a copy of ‘Sacred Places of Killaloe Diocese’.

2013.09.14.

Church leaders endorse campaign supporting Haass talks

Political leaders begin process of dialogue led by Richard Haass next week.

2013.09.14.

SVP outline budget proposals to Oireachtas Committee

SVP advocating for a living income in and out of work, reduced child poverty and better energy affordability.

2013.09.13.

Bishop Eamonn Walsh to head up new Office for Clergy

Role involves co-ordinating theological, pastoral formation and care of Dublin’s priests, deacons and seminarians.

2013.09.13.

Pope responds to newspaper’s questions on faith

“Without the Church I would never have been able to meet Jesus,” Pontiff states.

2013.09.13.

New book on church patronage of schools in Ireland

Book aims to clarify the terminology used in the debate on denominational education.

2013.09.12.

Echoes of IEC2012 at ‘Faith of our Fathers’ conference

Conference template is IEC mix of speakers, workshops and exhibitors all under one roof.

2013.09.12.

Shame perpetrators of violence Archbishop Martin urges

"Vendetta generates further vendetta and leaves perpetrators and the community less secure.”

2013.09.12.

Homelessness “worse than ever” according to Fr McVerry

Jesuit urges Government to step up to its responsibilities to address the lack of housing.

2013.09.11.

Relics of St Anthony to visit Ireland and the UK

Relics will visit Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Belfast between 17 and 24 October.

2013.09.11.

IEC2012 covered costs and made a surplus bishop confirms

International Eucharistic Congress cost a total of €9.5m and made a surplus of €38,057.

2013.09.11.

President Higgins’ address for World Suicide Prevention Day

Hardly any community in Ireland has been spared the bewilderment and sorrow of suicide.

2013.09.10.

Catholic Grandparents Association celebrates 10 years

Sr Breege McKenna gives keynote address at Knock pilgrimage.

2013.09.10.

10,000 turn out for Pattern Day in Ballyheigue

Water from the holy well is regarded as having special properties.

2013.09.10.

Sick remind us of the rat-race’s emptiness – Archbishop

Archbishop Martin warns that faith does not provide “magic answers" to life's challenges.

2013.09.09.

New voluntary catholic secondary school opens in Doon

Preparations underway for move to new campus in February.

2013.09.09.

Three men take vows as Presentation Brothers

Nine men studying at Killarney novitiate at the moment.

2013.09.09.

Merchant’s Quay poised to serve 100,000 meals to homeless

2012 was a difficult year financially for MQI.

2013.09.08.

Syrian Christians warn attack could worsen their situation

"What the US did in Iraq we don't want repeated in Syria": Chaldean Catholic Bishop.

2013.09.08.

100,000 join Pope Francis in prayer vigil for Syria

“Cry out forcefully: violence and war are never the way to peace!” Pontiff urges.

2013.09.08.

Cardinal Brady appeals for prayers for peace in Syria

Primate warns "Violence offers no hope for the future."

2013.09.07.

Dramatic rise in marital breakdown a cause of concern

Iona Institute report shows marital breakdown is up 500% since 1986.

2013.09.07.

Reinstated Belfast priest delighted to be back in ministry

Fr Hugh Kennedy has “not been charged with any criminal offence or allegation" Bishop confirms.

2013.09.07.

UN charity day honours Blessed Teresa of Kolkata

International Day of Charity coincides with Blessed Teresa's anniversary on 5 September.

2013.09.06.
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