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Working to retain the Eighth gave people courage to speak up

Prompt and generous response to Catholic Comment appeal for ‘Catholic Voices’ in the media for WMOF18.

2018.07.27.

French state honours teacher from Belvedere College

Louise Curtin was presented with the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques in recognition of her achievements in the educational and cultural spheres, and for her promotion of French language and culture.

2017.12.16.

Dublin Archdiocesan Culture Night offering was ‘a collection of collections’

There was a focus on the post-war years when there were appeals for the Congo, Biafra and East Pakistan.

2017.09.24.

Europe is a continent in crisis warns Pope Francis

“These walls are made of fear and aggression, a failure to understand people of different backgrounds or faith. They are walls of political and economic selfishness, without respect for the life and dignity of every person.”

2016.07.04.

Catholic college in Belfast hosts Orange Order seminar

“We have put in place a project enabling our geography students to learn more about the Order, the traditions of that culture and to enable them to see another perspective.”

2016.05.23.

Rubicon explores 100 years of Irish faith & culture

The conference brings together leaders from the media, education, politics, the arts, business, social sector and the Churches to learn from one another.

2016.04.12.

Globe theatre’s Hamlet to be performed in Vatican

This is the first time Shakespeare has been performed in the Vatican, and the performance recognises the significance Shakespeare has for world culture.

2016.04.12.

Two Irish seminarians ordained deacons in Rome

Rev Malachy Gallagher is preparing for service in the Diocese of Derry and Rev Bill O’Shaughnessy is preparing for service in the Archdiocese of Dublin.

2016.03.30.

Capuchin conference to mark 400 years in Ireland

Talks will look at the role the friars in the 1916 Rising, War of Independence and the Celtic Cultural Revival, as well as at the height of the penal persecution.

2016.01.21.

Kerry priest scholar to receive prestigious US award

Mgr Pádraig Ó Fiannachta (88) will next week receive the American Irish Historical Society’s Cultural Award.

2015.12.13.

Atheist Ireland objects to revamped Angelus on RTÉ

Editor of Religious Programmes at RTÉ, Roger Childs, rejects contention that the Angelus is biased in favour of Catholics.

2015.06.27.

Archbishop Martin warns of growing housing crisis

"In the coming months existing services will experience enormous strain and many of those entering homelessness will be children.”

2015.05.10.

Tributes for book on Korean years of IMU chief

"‘Guest from the West’ is a very eloquent and timely read to once again remind us of the valuable contributions of missionaries over the years" - Korean Ambassador.

2015.04.24.

CofI bishop views artwork of Bogside residents

Bishop Ken Good viewed ‘The People’s Gallery’ during a one-day event called ‘Art, Faith and Peace – The Bogside Artists: the Story Behind the Murals’.

2015.04.12.

Link between John Paul II and Limerick recalled

As a man of culture, John Paul II, would be delighted to be celebrated during Limerick's Year of Culture: Bishop.

2014.04.05.
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