The Catholic education system has been so successful because it is catholic in the true sense of the word ... It is inclusive, outward looking and thoroughly excited to share the Good News with all and sundry.
The Far East magazine is holding a competition for young journalists which invites students (aged 15-18 inclusive) to write an article or make a video report on the topic: ‘Migrants Are Our Neighbours’.
“He looked at the Church around him and saw that it was full of superstitions like the buying and selling of indulgences, cheap ways of getting into heaven" - Augustinian Fr Gabriel Daly.
Sr Kathleen McGarvey helped set up WIC in 2010 to enable Muslim and Christian women tackle issues of common concern such as health, literacy, unemployment and violence – both domestic and interreligious.
Roman Catholics form the largest religious denomination in the Republic of Ireland according to the latest figures released from the April 2016 census, but the percentage of people identifying as belonging to the church is falling
Church of Ireland Primate describes beatification as a “day of celebration and joy” in the context of the “unending need for reconciliation in Ireland”.
Included in the plan is an advertising campaign which will target “cold spots” across Northern Ireland where it has proven particularly difficult to attract people from the Catholic community.
Rector of Holy Cross Church in Belfast, Fr Gary Donegan, has revealed that his great grand-uncle fought with an Irish Regiment at the Somme and was later decorated for his courage.
As the country prepares to welcome refugees, we are "challenged to engage with the poverty, homelessness sub-standard accommodation that many are living in".
An “unacceptable level of child poverty” is affecting over 100,000 children, roughly 6% of Northern Ireland’s population and “constitutes a real crisis”.
Representatives of Ireland's main Christian churches will explore and study the application of the Word of God to life and culture through 32 events at 15 venues.
Catholic and Church of Ireland Primates give joint blessing to sculptor Tim Schmalz’s seven foot bronze work depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a park bench.
"Threat to social cohesion arising from growing socio-economic inequality is a particular concern, notably in its implications for the younger generations."
Confirmation often appears like a “pre-fabricated cultural package of Irish heritage we are born into" to be discarded later in life as part of our throwaway culture.