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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.

Pope exhorts G20 to set aside military solution for Syria

Violence never begets peace Pontiff says as he invites everyone to pray and fast for Syria.

2013.09.06.

Derry band headline fundraiser for Kenyan water project

Turkana rock dam will benefit thousands of people for at least 30 years.

2013.09.06.

2,000 Dublin pilgrims to pray for Syria in Lourdes

Seven planes will leave Dublin airport on Saturday for French shrine.

2013.09.05.

Trócaire highlights damage of EU biofuel policies

Communities being forced off their land to make way for biofuels.

2013.09.05.

Abortion story raises “major credibility issues” claims PLC

Irish Times' apology over misleading story “inadequate”.

2013.09.05.

Pope emeritus in good form and very alert

Ratzinger Student Circle meets Pope Emeritus for special Mass.

2013.09.04.

Lord Mayor and business leaders team up for homeless

‘Shine A Light Night 2013' seeking to raise €500,000 for Focus Ireland.

2013.09.04.

Church in England and Wales to target lapsed Catholics

Survey indicates rise in the number of confessions since the election of Pope Francis.

2013.09.04.

McGinley Foundation to support St Vincent de Paul

Ryder Cup captain pays tribute to SVP volunteers.

2013.09.03.

Poet laid to rest in the soil of Bellaghy

Nobel Laureate's funeral Mass in Dublin followed by burial in Bellaghy cemetery in Derry.

2013.09.03.
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