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Cardinal Kevin Farrell

VoF question if Vatican is serious about women in leadership roles

“We call on the Vatican to publicly announce any vacancies, openly list required qualifications for vacant positions and implement transparent selection and hiring policies.”

2018.07.11.

Pope Francis “has gradually been putting women into positions of power”

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.”

2018.07.10.

McAleese’s ‘misogynistic’ challenge deserves a hearing, says Archbishop of Dublin

The most significant negative factor that influences attitudes to the Church in today’s Ireland is the place of women in the Church – Diarmuid Martin.

2018.03.11.

Mission Month highlights work of Irish missionaries

Sr Teresa McKeon of the St Joseph of Cluny congregation has been honoured by the President of Sierra Leone for her “dedicated and meritorious service to the state in the field of education and the development of women”.

2017.10.06.

Vatican’s Cardinal Farrell addresses 500 delegates on Amoris Laetitia

“Go and read the entire document and don’t start with the footnotes or chapter 8, start at chapter 1 and read through the entire document.”

2017.10.04.

Former Mater Dei building to accommodate 50 families

“You’ve got those who are sleeping on the streets and it is disgraceful. You’ve got families living in hotel rooms which is a shame on our city” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2017.06.06.

Marriage preparation begins when children learn to love

Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life addresses international delegates in Ireland for WMOF2018 preparatory meeting.

2017.06.02.

Pope kicks off preparations for WMF2018

The 2018 event will recall for society “how important the family is for the future of Ireland and of the wider society especially in Europe” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2017.03.31.

Accord to review programmes in light of Amoris Laetitia

Pope Francis is challenging us to see a preparation course as merely one part of a programme that ultimately needs to be parish-based: Accord president Bishop Denis Nulty.

2017.02.15.

Primate prays for priests and Irish Church at tomb of St Peter

Dublin-born Cardinal Kevin Farrell welcomes members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference for their first visit to the new Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life.

2017.01.17.

“Christmas is a time for family life”: Cardinal Farrell

Prefect of the Vatican’s new Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has said he believes Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland will change some of the negativity here towards the Catholic Church.

2016.12.28.

Pope will visit Ireland for WMF2018: Taoiseach

“He has his own ideas as to why he wants to come to Ireland – he looks on it as a contribution he wishes to make to the renewal of the Church in Ireland and also to the renewal of family life in Ireland” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2016.11.29.
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