“Western nations are not doing enough. They have shown that the resources of Africa are more important than the ordinary people," Bishop Kukah.
For the eighth year running, ACN is providing Christmas parcels for displaced children, including warm clothes, shoes, toys, devotional items and other essentials.
The Mass for the feast of St Laurence O’Toole was “a sign of the continuity of the mission of the Church and the way that the message of Jesus shows its relevance from one generation to the next”, said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
Millions of Yemeni people can’t afford food, water, medicines and other basic essentials, and are now reliant on the support of international organisations like Trócaire.
“In the land of a thousand hills, many who killed their neighbours in Rwanda’s genocide 25 years ago now live side by side with relatives of the dead.”
President of the Sudanese Catholic Bishops’ Conference is cautiously optimistic over peace agreement but appeals for prayers and support for “salvation of South Sudan”.
One of the world’s poorest countries before the conflict erupted in 2013, South Sudan is now facing violence, illness and extreme poverty, which are destroying the lives of millions.
Irish missionary, Sr Mary Sweeney, established St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired in Sierra Leone and has given education, skills training and life opportunities to children with a disability in a developing country.
Sr Mary Sweeney, a Sister of St Joseph of Cluny and a native of Dungloe in Co Donegal, named for her role in coordinating a response to the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.
IRA killed 13 protestants in a series of attacks around the towns of Bandon, Clonakilty and Dunmanway in Co Cork in April 1922.
The award was made to Sr Hilary, a member of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary, for her contribution to health services in Sierra Leone over 42 years.
Sr Orla Treacy IBVM from Bray is principal of the Loreto Secondary School in Rumbek which has grown from 35 students to 183 since it opened in 2008.
"What lessons can be learnt ... in order to shape an Ireland that is confidently inclusive, peaceful, just, compassionate and prosperous?"
Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.
Christ Church Cathedral exhibition explains the significance of Magna Carta from 1215 to the present day and the importance of its special Libre Niger copy.
Desperate attempts by thousands of refugees to cross the Mediterranean is a challenge to ‘Christian’ Europe, which demands a coordinated and compassionate response.
Pontiff calls on Sri Lankans “to accept one another, to respect legitimate diversities, and learn to live as one family.”
Panel of theologians say Archbishop was killed “in hatred of the faith” paving the way for his recognition as a martyr.
SVP says Social Welfare representatives dealing with rent increases do not have sufficient authority to increase rent supplement.
Fr Brian Starken CSSp gives an eyewitness account of everyday life in the Ebola-affected West African country.
Archbishop pleads with Our Lady to defend Syria and "guard it as your own property; make Jesus reign, conquer and rule in it. Outside of Him there is no salvation."
Declaration of 124 Korean martyrs may pave way for visit there too.
The struggle of El Salvador's poor represented by his murder.