“In accordance with Article 46 of the Constitution, President Higgins today signed the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018, and it has accordingly become law.”
Catholic lawyer Tabassum Yousaf highlights case of 18-year-old Binish Paul who was allegedly thrown from the roof of a second storey building after refusing to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim.
Bishop of Derry tells pilgrims at National Padre Pio Pilgrimage in Knock, “It is a dangerous form of Christianity that believes we have to be a strong and influential organisation giving the lying impression of being pure and perfect.”
"To all who bear political responsibility for the affairs of Ireland... you must show that there is a peaceful, political way to justice. You must show that peace achieves the works of justice, and violence does not." - Pope John Paul II
"Brand new children’s books will be distributed in the families we visit, to encourage children to begin enjoying books early and all the benefits that brings."
Technology in the classroom can incentivise and encourage students to attend school and also to attain better grades, according to Camara Education.
Trócaire and Christian aid support women parliamentarians from Myanmar, Pakistan and Sierre Leone attending recent International Congress of Women’s Caucuses in Dublin.
“We, at MECPATHS, remain fixed in our efforts to reach out to hotels, to reach out to offer supported learning to hoteliers and the hotel industry to make a difference” – JP O’Sullivan.
The scheme is open to all faiths and denominations and comes in the wake of last year’s Taylor Review: Sustainability of English Churches and Cathedrals.
Reduction in Masses from 113 to 96 over the weekend of 6 to 7 October 2018 aims to offset the decline in priest numbers and the aging profile of those still in ministry.
Barnardos provided practical and emotional supports to children and parents in its 40 centres, in families’ own homes, through the school environment and within their communities.
“Today, Columban missionaries are at the forefront of teaching about reconciliation and justice, caring for the earth, our common home, and pointing out how the poorest peoples of the world suffer most from the throwaway culture of greed and waste.”
Greater recognition must be given in Ireland's welfare system and tax codes to the cost of rearing children, former Taoiseach says.
The Church in Ireland must work towards becoming “more authentically the Church of Jesus Christ in a culture that is different”.
Less than a quarter of Irish Catholic teenagers surveyed were able to correctly name the Trinity as “Father, Son and Holy Spirit”, says survey author.
“When Christ invited his own disciples to follow him, it was an invitation. That word of encouragement from priests, bishops and parishioners is part of it. We have to invite men to priesthood.”
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon has warned that while global attention is focused on the Rohingya crisis, another ethnic minority, the predominantly Christian Kachin, are being persecuted by the military.
There were 9,891 people living in hotels, bed and breakfasts and family hubs in July, up from 9,872 people in June, with 43 more children homeless in July than in June.
“The Kurdish officials had assured us that they would not even look at the private [Catholic] schools, but they not only looked at them, they closed them.”
The PLC has prepared a ready-to-go e-card calling on politicians to ensure that freedom of conscience rights for all healthcare workers are properly protected in the new legislation.