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Funeral Mass celebrated for murdered man from homeless community in Cork

“The next homeless person we meet, we might treat them with a little more sympathy and kindness. For whatever we do to the least of our sisters and brothers, we do it to Jesus” – Fr Howard.


74-year-old Irish nun killed crossing road in Birmingham

“Sr Ita [Keane] was a true hero for us in Lozells. She helped shape so many projects currently being delivered, her legacy will live on. Our prayers and love go out to her loved ones and the Sisters of Mercy.”


Minister praises Respond! for developing social housing in Cork

A 130-home estate in Cork City will, by the end of the year, have 34 social housing units, delivered through Nama’s social housing “special purpose vehicle” working with Respond! housing.


Homeless crisis hasn’t improved since death of Jonathan Corrie

Special edition of SVP Bulletin highlights how Corrie's death “sparked a national conversation about homelessness but many campaigners feel the situation has not improved since then.”


Caring is fundamental to community life: Respond! founder

First cohort of Cork-based Respond! students looking forward to careers as qualified carers having graduated with a Healthcare Support Certificate.


Homeless charities welcome rent supplement increase

Peter McVerry Trust believes the Government must still bring forward legislation to link rents to the Consumer Price Index before the year end.


Church bells toll for Chernobyl on 30th anniversary

Service organised by the Greater Chernobyl Cause charity in association with Cork City Council recalls those worst affected by 1986 nuclear disaster.


CofI bishop regrets closure of Cork city synagogue

"The closure represents a diminution of the religious pluralism in Cork at a very time when ... greater religious diversity than ever before is a mark of our nation."


Cork parish reaches out to war-torn Syrian city

“The bombings are not coming to an end, on the contrary, they are increasing significantly both during the day and at night” - Fr Ibrahim in Aleppo.


Bishop suggests Little Nellie should be reburied

“We should ensure that maybe her remains are exhumed again and placed in a more public place where people could come and pray to her.”


Appeal for WWI photos by Cork cathedral

"We want to create a visual memorial through old photographs and put faces on the human cost of war" - Bishop Paul Colton of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.

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