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Mary McAleese wins Europe’s richest theology prize for her study of canon law

Publisher of book form of thesis says Ms McAleese’s analysis charts a distinct and worrying sea change in the attitude of the Holy See to its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

2019.08.27.

Justice system benefits from the presence of Christians on juries

“We owe cooperation to our justice system and there exists a distinct, defensible duty to obey the law.”

2019.05.04.

GAA star Joe Canning to visit Aleppo with UNICEF

“When I was there last year I met this family where the nine-year-old son, who has four sisters and a mother, is the man of the house because the husband got killed in the war.”

2017.11.07.

Business must favour dignity of every person: Pope

7,000 businessmen and women from Italy’s largest manufacturing association reflect with Pontiff on the ethics of doing business.

2016.02.28.

Religion is vital contributor to national conversation

Baroness O'Loan concerned at the increasing marginalisation of religion, particularly Christianity, even in nations which place great emphasis on tolerance.

2015.10.31.

Concerns over the teaching of RE in Irish schools

Report by UCC academics says there needs to be a very significant improvement in the teaching of RE as many pupils and some teachers see it as a doss subject.

2015.08.10.

True love for God leads to unity: Shia Imam

The problem is that people love God but in a way that is not right." Some have a "possessive love for God: 'That is my God, not your God': Dr Mohammed Ali Shomali.

2015.08.07.

Ecumenical Bible Week begins on Pentecost Sunday

The focus is on the Bible but looked at from different perspectives using the lens of film, music, ethics and law.

2015.05.23.

‘Ethical remembering’ course on Irish history

Jesuit recommends cross-community education and training course at TCD about the 1912-1922 period in Irish/British history.

2015.04.21.

Primate’s tribute to President’s ethics initiative

“The Christian vocation is to seek out and accompany those who suffer a long ‘Good Friday’, and open to them the promise of resurrection."

2015.04.06.

Concern over Children & Family Relationships Bill

Bill needs to be revised to better take into account the best interests of children warns new group, Mothers and Fathers Matter.

2014.11.13.

Welcome for new Charities Regulatory Authority

Archbishop says having clear norms and common reporting standards which act as benchmarks will be of great help to entire charity sector.

2014.11.07.

New organisation to fight ‘anti-child legislation’

'Mothers and Fathers Matter' group says legislation 'normalises' situation where a child is deprived of a right to a biological mother and father.

2014.10.11.

SVP welcomes President’s ethics initiative

Dialogue with social, economic, education, culture, spiritual groupings sought on a shared vision for Irish society.

2014.08.26.

Assisted Dying bill for House of Lords

Euthanasia is fast becoming a default mode of dying for cancer patients in the Netherlands.

2014.07.15.

Peace involves building the structures: President

Need to bring “accountability to unaccountable forces encouraging fear in our world".

2014.04.26.

Archbishop demands good governance and less spin

Spin is rarely the friend of transparency and weakens trust in institutions.

2014.03.28.

CS Lewis lecture to focus on ethical banking

Author James Featherby will lecture on ethical ways of doing business.

2014.03.12.

The First Right of a Human Person is Life Pope Highlights

Pope expresses dismay over throwaway culture that discards human beings not considered valuable.

2013.09.21.

Host of stars to address sports and ethics conference

‘Fair Play Hall of Fame’ to honour rugby star Nevin Spence who died tragically last year.

2013.08.10.
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