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Pope pleads on his birthday for an end to the death penalty

Capital punishment is “contrary to the Gospel as it implies suppressing a life that is always sacred in the eyes of the Creator, and of which only God is the true judge and guarantor”.

2018.12.18.

New 1916 suite to premiere at Pro Cathedral

May 12 is the date of the last executions of the rebel leaders, James Connolly and Séan Mac Diarmada, in Kilmainham Jail.

2016.05.11.

Faith of executed Rising leaders profiled in new book

Friary was chosen as venue for the launch due to the Capuchins’ central role in 1916 and in ministering to the leaders before their execution.

2016.03.10.

Culture Night to explain role of priests in 1916 Rising

Twenty priests from ten parishes were involved in ministering to those caught up in the events of Easter week on both sides of the divide.

2015.09.16.

PP urges tourists to respect St Oliver’s relics

"It is a sacred space and we anticipate that people will act appropriately and respectfully" - Mgr Jim Carroll.

2015.03.08.

Jesuit based in Hong Kong celebrates 100th birthday

Fr Joseph Mallin is the last surviving child of executed 1916 leader.

2013.09.16.
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