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Pakistan Supreme Court rejects appeal and confirms freedom for Asia Bibi

After the latest verdict was announced, special security measures were put in place, with rangers and police forces deployed to enforce public order in the capital, Islamabad.

2019.01.31.

Former BBC journalist to make her first profession today

Three years after Martina Purdy joined the Adoration Sisters in west Belfast, she will profess her vows along with former barrister, Sr Elaine of the Heart of Jesus Kelly.

2017.09.23.

Female Redemptorist preacher to address Clonard Novena for the first time

Anne Walsh is a long established Redemptorist lay missionary. She has worked extensively with the Redemptorists in Canada, Ireland and internationally, as well as with the Canadian Bishops’ Conference.

2017.05.20.

Christian are the most persecuted

“Christian responses to persecution are almost always nonviolent and, with very few exceptions, do not involve acts of terrorism,” states recent report.

2017.04.27.

Catholics have lower breastfeeding rates says report

Irish newspapers reported on Catholics’ lower incidence of breastfeeding as presented in a new international study published in BMJ Global Health Journal.

2016.12.15.

Crosscare backs returned emigrants

Ireland has moved on, people have moved on and sometimes that comes as shock – Crosscare Migrant Project.

2016.11.17.

New NET youth workers arrive in Cork

"There wasn’t a whole lot happening in Cork (in youth work) and now we are seeing something really good" - Fr Alan Neville MSC.

2016.09.29.

Crosscare survey highlights role of GAA in lives of emigrants

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”.

2016.08.24.

Canada: ‘Assisted suicide law is leading to decline in respect for life’

Already calls for new law, demanding assisted suicide for non-terminal illnesses.

2016.07.14.

Eight Spiritans celebrate 60 years of priesthood

Fr Enzo Agnoli moved from Italy to Ireland with his family and both he and his late brother Savino became Spiritan priests for the Irish province.

2016.06.15.

Ottawa archbishop ordains Irish Jesuit to diaconate

Eddie Cosgrove SJ from Leitrim will minister as a deacon at St Ignatius Parish, Winnipeg where he will also work in prison ministry.

2016.05.26.

PLC hits back at criticism of Ireland’s abortion law

Over a ten year period from 2000, 491 babies who survived botched abortions in Canada were abandoned by medical staff and left to die alone.

2016.05.12.

Tenth anniversary of the death of St John Paul II

Polish saint showed the sick how to “carry the cross of suffering with joy” - Pope Francis.

2015.04.02.

Young Irish emigrants open up about emigrating

Minister for the Diaspora launches website providing simple but effective advice and tools to help Irish emigrants deal with the challenges of emigration.

2015.03.06.

Three Jesuit deacons ordained in Dublin

“We will not heal those whose lives have drifted from Jesus Christ by throwing books of dogma at them," warns Archbishop Martin.

2015.01.05.

Irish priest’s role in Toronto education recalled

Spiritan priest Fr John Geary made “an incredible contribution to Catholic education in the city of Toronto”.

2015.01.03.

Emigrants’ mental health survey launched

Survey aimed at Irish people who have left the country since January 2009.

2014.05.15.

Record number likely to emigrate to Canada

Canadian visa allocation for Irish people increased from 6,350 to 10,700.

2014.03.11.
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