People will hear about the opposition and difficulties experienced by Pope Francis from one of the world’s most accomplished Vatican observers.
ACI supports an independent investigation into the allegations, to be carried out promptly and with transparency.
Support for Bishop O’Reilly's suggestion that the bishops set up a commission to study the possibility of ordaining married men & appointing female deacons.
The bishops are to set up a special review group to examine how best the Church can continue to support marriage and family life in Ireland.
"Priests who left the Church to marry should be invited back and would bring the experience of marriage to their ministry."
Association of Catholics in Ireland host ‘Open Forum on the Family’.
Parishes and lay groups adapt Lineamenta of the 2014 Synod of the Family and questions and send outcomes to Rome.
“In a more equal Church there would be lay people involved in determining the guest list as well as on it,” married couple tell ACI conference.
Irish Church’s reform groups highlight need for baptised to get involved in the debates going on at the synod.
Three Irish groups among organisations seeking radical changes in Church structures.