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Cardinal Sean Brady

New Bishop of Clonfert consecrated in Loughrea

‘God is real, Christ is alive, He is present, He wants to befriend each one of us, forgive us, heal us, free us, involve us in the loving community of faith and make our lives better,’ said Bishop Michael Duignan in his first address as a member of the Irish hierarchy.

2019.10.14.

“Tireless and selfless peacemaker” is laid to rest

Bishop Gerard Clifford lived out his motto "May they all be one" says Cardinal Brady.

2016.12.16.

Primate leads tributes for Bishop Gerard Clifford

“A tireless peacemaker and bridge-builder” who was one of the “great figures of the ecumenical movement in Ireland – a role he accomplished through gentle friendship and witness”.

2016.12.13.

New Armagh seminary is blessed

The seminarians’ vocations come via the Neocatechumenal Way.

2016.11.26.

Mass of canonisation of Mother Teresa today on RTÉ One

Archbishop Martin will be interviewed by Dame Anne Widdecome in a BBC 'Songs of Praise' special on Sunday evening which also features interviews with Loreto Sisters about Mother Teresa’s time in Dublin.

2016.09.04.

Festival Day of St Oliver Plunkett to be celebrated today

"In new and unfamiliar countries the Irish pub, GAA club, provide a kind of home from home, a familiar place to gather, but so too the Church can provide a sense of home from home.”

2016.07.03.

Cloyne ordination is one of five this weekend

Priests ordained for Armagh, Cashel & Emly, Clogher and Cloyne.

2015.07.05.

Cardinal Brady due before HIA over Brendan Smyth

Psychiatrist, Norbertines and Gardaí knew as early as 1974 that Smyth was a paedophile.

2015.06.25.

Quiz political leaders on their vision of hope: Clarke

Church of Ireland Primate gives presidential address at Armagh diocesan synod.

2014.10.22.

Columbanus: model & patron of new evangelisation

Cardinal Brady pays tribute to Irish Saint at a Mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate the opening of the Jubilee Year commemorating the 1400th anniversary of the Saint’s death.

2014.10.13.

Religious leaders react to death of Ian Paisley

Without Dr Paisley “peace would not have been delivered” - Cardinal Brady.

2014.09.13.

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Brady’s resignation

Retiring Primate of All Ireland says highlight of his life was to have taken part in the conclave that elected Pope Francis.

2014.09.09.

Cardinal Brady confirms resignation sent to Rome

“I look forward to the day when my resignation will be accepted.”

2014.08.16.

Pope and cardinal concerned for Iraq’s Christians

Concrete humanitarian steps needed in order to respond to the desperate situation of Iraqi Christians and all minorities Cardinal Brady warns.

2014.08.14.

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.

Cardinal and Abbot lead tributes to St Oliver Plunkett

“St Oliver teaches us that our lives will only make sense if we place ourselves in God’s hands and allow the Holy Spirit to guide us to new life.” - Dom Aidan Bellenger

2014.07.07.

Cardinal to lead St Oliver Plunkett procession

Dom Aidan Bellenger, Abbot of Downside Abbey, the location of St Oliver's tomb, to preach homily.

2014.07.05.

Irish Church urged to pray for peace in Holy Land

Pope hosts “unprecedented prayer initiative” for two Middle Eastern leaders and Patriarch.

2014.06.08.

Maynooth and Armagh celebrate ordinations

Ascension Day is feast of hope. God's plan for the whole world is slowly but surely being rolled out, says Cardinal.

2014.06.02.

All roads lead to Rome for canonisations

3,000 Irish pilgrims attend canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II.

2014.04.26.

Cardinal Brady hails success of UK state visit

"Great fear is that too many will conclude that the peace process is now done and dusted."

2014.04.11.

New Bishop of Derry to be installed today

Bishop Donal McKeown intends to "be available and be accessible" to the people of Derry.

2014.04.06.

New Irish book looks at Pope’s first year in office

Collection of essays will be presented to Pope Francis in Rome next week.

2014.03.07.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop McKeown Bishop of Derry

"Bishop Donal brings many gifts to his new role": Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2014.02.26.

Cardinal congratulates new Presbyterian Moderator

Rev Michael Barry annoys gay rights activists by suggesting that people who are gay should stay celibate.

2014.02.08.

Irish embassy to Holy See to re-open

Widespread welcome for news of re-opening of "scaled back" embassy at the Vatican

2014.01.22.

Nuncio to preach at CofI cathedrals for Christian Unity Week

Dean of St Anne's hopes service will be a springboard for future endeavours on faith and unity.

2014.01.16.

Policies needed that ensure access to health and education

Cardinal Brady discusses fraternity and the impasse in NI talks in New Year's homily.

2014.01.03.

Cardinal Brady calls for end to world hunger by 2025

Primate invites politicians to support Pope Francis' call for all out action on global hunger.

2013.12.24.

Parishes across Armagh to promote Vatican survey

Accusation of a minimalist response by the Irish bishops rejected.

2013.12.01.
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