At a Mass to remember deceased members of the women’s forum, Dr Martin hit out at the traffic in drugs as “a horrific example of the exploitation of the vulnerable”.
The ‘24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative is a moment of grace which invites the entire Church community to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration.
Address criminal drug gangs, moneylenders, violence in the home, against children, sexual violence and violence against people because of their sexuality, as well as hate-talk about immigrants, exhorts Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
“The removal of a ban on sports sponsorship, limits on advertising, point-of-sales display controls and minimum pricing is of deep concern” – Bishop Eamonn Walsh.
Thanks to the contribution of many to active nonviolence, Limerick is now a city that is beginning to sing a song of co-operation and regeneration, new vitality and effective management, artistic, sport and cultural renewal.
“Today in Cuan Mhuire, there is a message of hope. Addiction need not be the last word. We can do something about it” - Bishop Brendan Leahy.
“It has become so difficult for people to resist the culture of artificial and chemical enhancement for all kinds of performances and entertainment” - Bishop Éamonn Walsh.
Bishop Liam MacDaid of Clogher and Archbishop Eamon Martin pray for 43 dead in French crash as appeals made for safe driving in Ireland this weekend.
Seven modern 'dolors': abortion, neglect of the earth, displacement of refugees, trafficking, addiction, assisted suicide or euthanasia & indifference.
"We remember in our prayers those who have had to flee from their homelands that they may find peace through the welcome of believers in Jesus Christ."
“The last thing I want to be is a killjoy – I love sports but I do know that the advertising of alcohol in sporting events influences young people extraordinarily.”