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Bishop of Elphin

Prayers for victims of New Zealand mosque massacre

“May the merciful God gather to himself all who have died while at their Friday prayers and console those who have been hurt. I ask that they be remembered in our churches this weekend.”

2019.03.16.

Bishop pays tribute to those who took risks to defend right to life

Politicians who supported the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment are “clearly out of communion” with the Church warns Bishop Kevin Doran.

2019.01.02.

Church leaders react to referendum outcome

"As Church we will continue to explore effective ways to support women and their unborn children, families in difficulty and women who have had an abortion” - Bishop Kevin Doran.

2018.05.27.

Funeral Mass for Bishop Christy Jones takes place in Sligo today

"Bishop Christy discharged his ministry at a time of seismic and rapid change both in civil society and in the church family."

2018.05.22.

Vatican announces Papal Nuncio to leave Ireland for Albania

“To everyone in Ireland I just want to say a massive ‘thank you’ for the way you received and welcomed me in these years. You made me feel that I was at home” – Archbishop Brown.

2017.03.10.

Courage of unarmed Gardaí praised by Bishop of Elphin

“Being unarmed does seem to suggest that, as a matter of policy, Gardaí will seek to respond to crime in a non-violent way. By doing this, they contribute to reducing the level of violence, rather than escalating it.”

2017.01.03.

Bishop calls for serious review of marriage preparation

Dr Kevin Doran hits out at banks for pushing families into homelessness and contributing to the pressure on marriages.

2016.08.22.

Citizens’ convention is a smokescreen: Bishop Doran

"Any government which seeks to legalise the taking of innocent human life betrays its sacred trust and is guilty of a crime against humanity.”

2016.07.22.

Guild of Catholic of nurses & doctors visits Knock

Catholic doctors and nurses, who know the truth, must help people recognise that babies with life limiting conditions are patients in need of care.

2016.05.15.

‘There is no such thing as a life without value’

"For as long as they live, children with life-limiting conditions are entitled to be loved and cared for like any other child” - Bishop Kevin Doran.

2016.02.24.

Bishop pays tribute to those helping flood victims

“Our solidarity with one another, and especially with those in the greatest need, is an expression of who we are as the people of a merciful God.”

2016.01.03.

‘We must engage with our past and our future’

Bishops refer to 1916 centenary commemorations and the coming general election in Christmas messages.

2015.12.23.

Bishop slams sin of filing false tax return

"Attitudes lead to actions" Bishop Kevin Doran tells Elphin pilgrims on annual diocesan pilgrimage to French shrine of Lourdes.

2015.08.31.

Bishop urges families to pray grace at mealtimes

“It can be very difficult for parents to provide for the material needs of their children" and there are children who live and sleep in very inadequate situations.

2015.08.17.

Bishop questions arguments based on emotion

“It is not for us to judge people, but that doesn't mean that we should not make objective moral judgements,” Bishop Kevin Doran.

2015.07.10.

Referendum is on the meaning of marriage: Bishop

In his Christmas message, Bishop Kevin Doran says the equal dignity of every person is beyond doubt.

2014.12.23.

Parents are the first and best teachers: Bishop

"Irish society is no longer prepared to accept that our children are being raised for forced emigration."

2014.10.28.

Individualism of selfie culture has dark side: Bishop

5th centenary celebrations of the birth of Carmelite St Teresa of Avila launched in Ireland.

2014.10.16.

Vocations a priority for new Bishop of Elphin

Pope Francis asks Bishop Kevin Doran to give special care to the marginalised, the poor, those in prison and the sick.

2014.07.14.
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