“We will perhaps look back on these years, remembering not just COVID-19 but also a pandemic of banality that expects little for and from human beings.”
“The reprehensible sub-culture in our society which views all human life as expendable, including the lives of children, must be defeated” – Bishop Michael Router.
“If this was proposed even a few years ago, there would almost certainly have been a public outcry of some sort” – David Quinn, Iona Institute
Prompt and generous response to Catholic Comment appeal for ‘Catholic Voices’ in the media for WMOF18.
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.
There was a focus on the post-war years when there were appeals for the Congo, Biafra and East Pakistan.
“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.”
“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.”
The conference brings together leaders from the media, education, politics, the arts, business, social sector and the Churches to learn from one another.
This is the first time Shakespeare has been performed in the Vatican, and the performance recognises the significance Shakespeare has for world culture.
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.
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.
Mgr Pádraig Ó Fiannachta (88) will next week receive the American Irish Historical Society’s Cultural Award.
Editor of Religious Programmes at RTÉ, Roger Childs, rejects contention that the Angelus is biased in favour of Catholics.
"In the coming months existing services will experience enormous strain and many of those entering homelessness will be children.”
"‘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.
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’.
As a man of culture, John Paul II, would be delighted to be celebrated during Limerick's Year of Culture: Bishop.