Death of former bishop of Galway who resigned in 1992 after it was revealed he had fathered a son with Annie Murphy in 1974.
“Sr Clare spent nearly 15 years of her life in consecration to the Lord. She was a generous sister with a special gift for reaching out to children and young people.”
The way forward for the Catholic Church is to implement the “community model” of Church proposed by the Second Vatican Council.
Ecuador – together with other countries bordering the Amazon – has an opportunity to become a teacher of integral ecology.
Pontiff prays that Church might find new and effective solutions to the problems of the contemporary family.