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“Uncertainty reigns in Ireland” over Brexit, European bishops told

Bishop Noel Treanor addresses autumn plenary assembly of the 27 bishops’ conferences of COMECE in Brussels on the possible impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

2016.11.01.

Detention of refugees unnecessary says report

“The recent agreement between Brussels and Ankara is an extremely unjust one. This is not about protection, it’s about deterrence.”

2016.04.27.

Sentimental hagiography shouldn’t dictate future

People in 1916 were “battling exploitation, social exclusion, poverty, squalor, indignity and colonialism" - Church of Ireland Primate.

2016.03.28.

Irish Church must become passionate again

"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.

2016.03.25.

We must not “close down in fear”: Bishop Leahy

The instinct would, understandably, be to pull back and close in on ourselves but that would give in to those behind such attacks, who want separation, mistrust and fear.

2016.03.24.

Church leaders deeply saddened by Brussels attacks

"Let us pray that there can be an end to such terror attacks and hope for a future in which peace and security will prevail over violence & loss of human life."

2016.03.23.

Europe needs to be constructive actor for peace

Peace and security policies were at the centre of the debate of the spring plenary assembly of COMECE's bishops in Brussels.

2016.03.07.

Launch of ‘Robin Hood’ tax campaign in Ireland

Proposed tax could generate up to €320m a year and could help address the housing crisis, child poverty, or the effects of climate change.

2016.01.21.

Live animal crib opens at Mansion House

Gift from the farmers of Ireland aims to raise money for the homeless.

2014.12.11.

Irish priest reports on Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

Fr Brian Starken CSSp gives an eyewitness account of everyday life in the Ebola-affected West African country.

2014.11.16.

Church leaders appeal to EU over Iraq’s Christians

New civil war would threaten the existence of the country’s “very fragile” minority groups.

2014.07.13.

Rónán Mullen launches campaign for Europe

"Every state should have to have the right to develop its laws, and protect its culture and traditions."

2014.02.11.
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