“Evidently, many of the Western powers have an interest in seeing the violence continue, and their profits are more important than our lives” – Bishop Kientega.
We will provide the opportunity for the faithful to gather as a community and pray not only for persecuted Christians – but also for the persecutors of Christians (ACN Ireland).
We are so pleased to welcome these inspiring speakers from home and abroad to help us all continue the path from maintenance to mission in our parishes and communities – Dominic Perrem.
Delegates attending Synod assembly see the pastoral care of young people online and in social media, as well as the need for digital missionaries, as a priority.
Remember what the Holy Spirit took from the disciples in the upper room: their fear and anxiety about the future – Bishop Denis Brennan at the ordination of Fr Billy Caulfied.
The meeting was organised to explore ways in which the diocese can respond to the pastoral needs of parishioners in light of the declining numbers of priests.
“Today I appeal again to the conscience of anyone who can help ... so that the agonising wait of the remaining families can be shortened and their loved ones can at last have a Christian burial.”
With cults, the criteria is how people live rather than what they believe. It tends to be about coercion - physical, psychological, financial, control and a lack of personal autonomy.
"Will those who sincerely believe that marriage is between a man and a woman be forced to act against their faith and conscience?” - Bishop Martin Drennan.
World Youth Day is one of the most extraordinary experiences a young person can have Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said. Speaking at the launch of a specially organised Dublin youth faith festival which will coincide with WYD2013 in Brazil at the end of July, the Archbishop said one of the things anybody who