Marie Collins tells We Are Church gathering, “If there is no consistent agreement across the Church as to what is sexual abuse of a minor, then how can we have any hope of consistent handling of the issue?”
Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life tells Intercom "the Roman Curia is overloaded with clerics, and it shouldn’t be like that.”
Pope Francis performs impromptu marriage ceremony at 36,000 feet over Chile."This is what’s missing in the world, the sacrament of marriage. I hope this motivates couples to marry," he tells couple.
Fr Mullaney has served as Registrar, Vice President and most recently Acting President of Saint Patrick’s College, and has also helped out as a curate in the parish of Holycross/Ballycahill at weekends.
Arbitrary cap on faith-based admissions prevents the Church from meeting the demand from Catholic parents for places for their children and could cause schools to turn away Catholic families on the grounds of their faith.
“Unlike some of the other summer schools, the Daniel O’Connell School does not have a specific theme. Instead, we offer a mix of lectures on local, county, national and international history.”
The new Apostolic Letter ‘Come una madre amorevole’ (As a Loving Mother) is an attempt to make bishops accountable for their handling or mishandling of abusive priests.
Five more priests in Dublin the subject of allegations of historical child sexual abuse though the overall number of allegations shows a drop over the last two years.