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Limerick’s historic Synod opens with Mass today

Liturgy will open a week-long series of events, culminating with the official Synod, a gathering of 400 delegates from Friday to Sunday, 8-10 April.

2016.04.03.

Over 100 proposals submitted to Limerick Synod

Final gathering taking place this weekend to work out a format for the event and group the proposals under the six agreed themes.

2016.03.13.

Limerick listening process highlights six themes

Feedback from 4,000 questionnaires sets out challenges ahead for the Church and selects themes for 2016 Limerick Diocesan Synod.

2015.10.09.

Irish volunteers provide lifeline to Haiti’s abandoned

Newstalk radio documentary looks at the plight of children with special needs abandoned because their families don't have the means to take care of them.

2015.06.26.

The family is a privileged place of encounter: Pope

The great challenge facing people today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate and consume information.

2015.05.18.

L’Arche’s Jean Vanier wins 2015 Templeton Prize

"Our society will really become human as we discover that the strong need the weak, just as the weak need the strong. We are all together working for the common good.”

2015.03.12.

Irish families to launch global campaign at the UN

Initiative aims to end disability discrimination caused by ‘incompatible with life’ label.

2015.03.10.

New guidelines on rent supplement insufficient: SVP

SVP says Social Welfare representatives dealing with rent increases do not have sufficient authority to increase rent supplement.

2014.12.22.

Bishop calls for an effective road safety policy

On World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims Dr McDaid recalls the 160 people have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year.

2014.11.17.

PLC criticises Government over abortion guidelines

Abortion is now legal in Ireland up to birth based on a threat of suicide PLC warns.

2014.07.04.

Pope will wash feet of elderly and disabled

Vatican announces location for Holy Thursday ceremony.

2014.04.09.
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