Diocese of Ossory tops financial transparency survey, but 62 per cent of Irish dioceses post no financial statements on their websites, We Are Church Ireland finds.
Despite the strong pressures to remain silent in the coming months, do not be afraid to witness to the equality of all life
Too many in our society continue to be exposed to paramilitary violence at an early age, either as victims of direct attacks or as members of families subjected to intimidation
“When I was there last year I met this family where the nine-year-old son, who has four sisters and a mother, is the man of the house because the husband got killed in the war.”
Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Irish Catholic education conference: "In a Catholic school, religion is not an added extra to be fitted in during break time or twilight hours or registration."
Standing up for your faith is not the stuff of ancient history. In Ireland, Catholics and Christians are entering a time when we will need the gift of courage to stay faithful to the teachings of the Gospel.
Help me, O Lord, that my ears may be merciful, so that I may give heed to my neighbours’ needs and not be indifferent to their pains and moanings.
Our faith has a lot to say about the nihilism and despair of a throwaway culture that has driven young people to self-destruction. Our Church’s teachings would seriously question such a limited view of individual rights that would dispute the equality of life of a mother and her unborn baby.
‘Misericordia et misera’ extends a number of initiatives begun in the Holy Year, asks the Missionaries of Mercy to continue their ministry, and grants all priests the right to absolve sin of abortion.
President of the World Meeting of Families 2018, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, told reporters that the right to life “is a fundamental issue for the Church everywhere” and the Church “is not going to change its position on that”.
“I have always maintained that the Catholic Church must fully accept its responsibilities to those who have suffered abuse."
“No individual, family, community or nation is exempt from the duty to live in justice and to work for peace” Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Bishop William Hanna Shomali of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
Archbishop Martin will be interviewed by Dame Anne Widdecome in a BBC 'Songs of Praise' special on Sunday evening which also features interviews with Loreto Sisters about Mother Teresa’s time in Dublin.
Caller to RTE's Liveline programme enlists the help of the popular saint to progress Irish soccer hopes.
“Today our witness to the distress of refugees should be a call to action.”
Primate of All Ireland implores Saint to help Irish people rediscover the gifts of faith, hope and love.
"We live in a world which is often harsh and violent. We have witnessed horrific, hate-filled violence and retaliation on our streets again," Archbishop of Dublin.
“Even at this late stage, the remaining families can experience the consolation of being able to offer a Christian burial to their loved ones”.
We cannot think of Patrick - the captive, the slave in exile, the undocumented, the migrant - without acknowledging the enormous humanitarian challenges facing so many.
On matters of faith, life and love in new children's book, Pope Francis never comes across as a ‘know-it-all’ - Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Other dioceses host 24 hour vigil as part of the Church’s Jubilee of Mercy declared by Pope Francis.
Speaking at last week’s meeting of Mayo County Council, Minister Ring said, “I hope the Pope sees fit to come to Knock and relaunch Knock Shrine.”
Summit in Paris provides a historic opportunity to re-balance the equation towards more just and sustainable development: Archbishop Martin.
Message of sympathy from Archbishop Eamon Martin read at the Funeral Mass of slain Garda, Anthony Golden.
“We have to be careful of the fear factor that is sometimes generated on this issue and instead look at more creative ways of welcoming people into the country”: Primate.
Archbishop of Armagh hears that a lack of affirmation of gay persons by the Churches has contributed to the raised rate of suicide, particularly among gay men.
Catholics and Christians “are entering a time when we will need the gift of courage to stay faithful to the teachings of the Gospel”.
Priests ordained for Armagh, Cashel & Emly, Clogher and Cloyne.
Four men to be ordained this weekend for the dioceses of Armagh, Cashel & Emly and Clogher.
Archbishops Eamon Martin and Kieran O'Reilly will be among the 46 prelates who will receive the pallium in the Vatican on Monday.