Cardinal Pell said that prison was “difficult and unpleasant”, but not the worst possible form of suffering. It reinforced the truth of the Christian view of redemptive suffering.
The people of Ireland have a right to know the truth about abortion and the multi-billion dollar abortion industry – co-directors Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman.
"Expressions of solidarity are important, but they are not enough," says Archbishop of Brisbane in the face of unprecedented disaster.
“If we are too quick to judge, we can end up joining the demonisers or the apologists, those baying for blood, or those in denial.”
“The lessons we have learned in the European Union during the 2015 migration crisis should serve to remind us of the need to address migration in a cooperative and comprehensive manner. ”
"We are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people while maintaining the seal. We do not see safeguarding and the seal as mutually exclusive."
Final Report of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse questions mandatory clerical celibacy, the inviolability of the seal of confession, and criticises culture of clericalism.
The Presentation Sisters “were true pioneers in providing education to people so long denied this basic fundamental right”.
Viewers in Ireland and the UK can view one of the world’s largest online conferences which will be addressed by a host of high profile international commentators and experts.
“Because of the situation at the moment and the lack of action [on this issue] many prisoners and their families are living lives of quiet desperation,” said Fr Gerry McFlynn.
Ireland has recently seen increased numbers of its emigrants returning from abroad, with inward migration of Irish citizens in 2016 up by 74 per cent on the previous year (Central Statistics Office Population and Migration Estimates April 2016).
Sydney-based Institute of Theological Education and Bray-based communications and technology services company to offer high quality distance theological education online in Ireland and the UK.
“Christian responses to persecution are almost always nonviolent and, with very few exceptions, do not involve acts of terrorism,” states recent report.
Ireland has moved on, people have moved on and sometimes that comes as shock – Crosscare Migrant Project.
I realised that we needed to have a living Pieta in every community, where we could hold the broken lives of those in suicidal distress. That is how Pieta House began – Joan Freeman.
In 1862, the first Mercy Sisters arrived in Rochfortbridge from Tullamore to set up their convent and now 154 years later the last three Sisters are leaving to join Mercy convents elsewhere around the country.
The social aspects of the GAA club are of “particular benefit to recent Irish emigrants, contributing to a sense of belonging and promoting well-being when far away from friends and family”.
Researching the life of Daniel Mannix, 85 year Brenda Niall, who knew Archbishop Mannix personally, was surprised to find how liberal his views were on most issues.
"Missionaries have always had the unique foresight and commitment to target the world’s most difficult challenges" - Heydi Foster, CEO of Misean Cara.
86-year-old Presentation Sister pens first novel retelling the story of the remarkable Irishwoman whose legacy is still making itself felt in 23 countries around the world.
Mangar Makur Chuot will be a member of South Sudan's first-ever Olympic team in Rio.
Research has shown that FIFO work can have a negative impact on the lives and health of some workers in this field.
Youth 2000 and Medjugorje played a part in vocation stories of Rev Brendan McCarrick sac and Rev Jaimie Twohig sac.
Irish Jesuit is increasingly acknowledged as one of the most significant photographers of the 20th century.
Pope Francis declares Irish foundress of Religious Sisters of Charity Venerable.
Trócaire partners working in affected areas to get aid to people who have lost their homes and are without power and water.
Minister for the Diaspora launches website providing simple but effective advice and tools to help Irish emigrants deal with the challenges of emigration.
Liverpudlian Archbishop Paul Gallagher succeeds Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, who will take over from Cardinal Raymond Burke at the Vatican’s Signatura.
Irish prisoners overseas are one of the most marginalised groups of Irish emigrants: Bishop
Debate over commercial surrogacy reignites following latest revelations concerning another Australian couple.