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Church supports bid to cut knife crime at Standing Together rally in London on Saturday

It is imperative for all to stand together with other Christians to speak against youth violence, support victims and help to find solutions to rebuild trust on our streets, in our parks, neighbourhoods and communities, says Cardinal Nichols.

2019.04.02.

Peter McVerry Trust welcomes Housing First programme

“Working to address your issues from a stable home with the help of a highly skilled, professional multi-disciplinary team is much more successful than trying to do so from a congregated setting like emergency homeless accommodation or living rough on the streets.”

2018.09.27.

Joyous celebration as Meath diocese gets new bishop

“As I begin my new ministry as Bishop of Meath, pray with me that all who minister in this diocese will treasure and foster that sense of joy that transcends our own worries, failings and shortcomings, and enables us to reach out to others.”

2018.09.03.

Baby shoes at Youghal Mass make small steps towards healing

“There is a lot of hurt surrounding these issues and there will be for decades, but the hurt will never go away if we don’t acknowledge it and try to find a way of healing,”

2018.09.02.

Meath prepares to welcome new bishop

The man to be the next Bishop of Meath, Tom Deenihan, has a wealth of experience in the field of education, having been a teacher, a diocesan education secretary and general secretary of the Catholic Primary School Managers Association.

2018.09.01.

Diocese of Cork and Ross prays for papal visit in August

The Holy Father understands our tradition of family life and mission in reaching out to others in faith, says Bishop John Buckley

2018.02.26.

Nano Nagle Place opens

“I believe that the vision, the dream of Nano Nagle Place honours the past, is an expression of our living heritage, it is a prophetic witness of the power of Nano’s story and our story in finding new ways to respond to the needs of our world today in order to be a sign of hope for the future." Sr Mary Deane

2017.12.20.

Lord Mayor of Cork to launch new interfaith calendar

“Our aim is to increase people’s acceptance that there are different faiths present in Ireland today and help them understand that we can all live with and get on with each other.”

2017.12.12.

GOAL aid worker receives Presidential Award

“Now more than ever, the compassion, empathy and generosity of spirit, so characteristic of our people in our best moments, are displayed by our awardees here today” President Michael D Higgins

2017.12.07.

Homeless crisis worsens

Focus Ireland warned that these two new sets of figures clearly show that the homeless crisis is continuing to deepen with less than five weeks to Christmas.

2017.11.23.

American sisters find warm welcome in Limerick

There are trends to secularisation all over the western world and Ireland is no different. It’s a serious challenge and problem in society but we need to be able to answer the call to meet that challenge head on.

2017.09.29.

Three Faiths Forum Cork condemns violence

We believe that it is an imperative that people of faith come together and explore how our various faith traditions can help foster a spirit of openness, dialogue and inclusion within our society.

2017.07.21.

Waterford and Lismore convenes special conference on future pastoral needs

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.

2017.06.03.

Help for young people making decisions in life

Cardinal Martini began Samuel Groups in Italy in 1989. Each year for the following decade he brought together about 200 young people in his diocese of Milan for monthly meetings on Sunday afternoons.

2016.12.01.

Vocations Ireland expands training

We are refocusing our way of communicating with young people – Vocations Ireland

2016.10.20.

New NET youth workers arrive in Cork

"There wasn’t a whole lot happening in Cork (in youth work) and now we are seeing something really good" - Fr Alan Neville MSC.

2016.09.29.

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.”

2016.07.28.

Young people set off for World Youth Day

Irish young people travelling overland to WYD - already en route.

2016.07.21.

One of country’s longest serving nuns receives Papal Medal

Work of Presentation Sister Sr Alphonsus O’Brienw was "overflow of her prayer life" says bishop.

2016.07.19.

‘The scale of the conflict & casualties should scare us’

At Battle of the Somme service, Bishop Colton urges people to champion an outlook that builds bridges, includes rather than excludes, welcomes rather than alienates, and fosters reconciliation, justice and peace.

2016.07.04.

Historic Cork church set to close due to lack of priests

“We appreciate that there are manpower issues both within the Vincentian community and the diocese. We do not believe the announcement is the correct solution to this situation."

2016.06.20.

‘Real challenge today is not atheism but idolatry’

Archbishop of Tuam stresses that Corpus Christi procession ought to be a reminder that Jesus Christ can never be confined to a tabernacle or a Church building.

2016.05.31.

Street Pastors help bring calm to city at night

Drink is at the root of "vast majority of incidents". The entertainment & hospitality industries & stakeholders on the streets "need to address drink issues together".

2016.04.10.

Ireland in 2016 needs a new social ethic: Archbishop

"People of belief and people with a secular inspiration must learn again to how speak with one another constructively and respect one another."

2016.03.15.

Barnardos warns of ‘hidden’ homeless children

In addition to children who are homeless, thousands more are living in overcrowded, unsuitable and unsafe sub-standard accommodation.

2016.03.08.

Cardinal Murphy O’Connor to speak on Mercy

Pope Francis commissioned hundreds of ‘Missionaries of Mercy’ during Mass at St Peter’s Basilica, including Irish Jesuit, Fr Tony O’Riordan.

2016.02.12.

Holy Family were refugees Cork bishops highlight

As the country prepares to welcome refugees, we are "challenged to engage with the poverty, homelessness sub-standard accommodation that many are living in".

2015.12.21.

End of an era for Bon Secours Sisters in Belfast

Departure of Sr Consilia Dennehy brings to a close congregation's presence in the city after 143 years.

2015.11.02.

Five NET youth ministers start work in Cork

Bringing National Evangelisation Teams to Cork is an initiative of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart & the Dominicans and their aim is to regenerate the Church.

2015.10.05.

Benedictine monk for Bere Island festival

Festival provides an opportunity for the public and musicians to share how meditation can enhance their creative lives.

2015.08.27.
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