It is “a festival of films about trafficking and the moves to combat what Pope Francis has described as a ‘crime against humanity’,” stated RENATE, which is inviting people to submit short four-minute films.
"The chapel on the mountain top has been closed all summer and the toilets on the mountainside are not being maintained," says the administrator of Westport Parish, Fr Charlie McDonnell.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin highlights Accord's specially dedicated COVID-19 counselling service.
Fr Peter McVerry said it is because of their safety and comradeship that so many people who are homeless elect to live in tents.
“The reprehensible sub-culture in our society which views all human life as expendable, including the lives of children, must be defeated” – Bishop Michael Router.
“The next homeless person we meet, we might treat them with a little more sympathy and kindness. For whatever we do to the least of our sisters and brothers, we do it to Jesus” – Fr Howard.
In their World Day of Peace homilies, the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin focus on racism, fear of the immigrant, ecological conversion, the Rosary and Brexit.
Alliance wants to meet with Gardaí to discuss the continued implementation of the more recent Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017, and ensure it is used in the way in which it was intended – to support those who are sexually exploited.
The 2018 Annual Report marks three decades of front-line work by Ruhama with those it describes as “some of the most vulnerable and marginalised women in Ireland”.
Archbishop Michael Jackson thanked the Gardaí and everyone else who had worked tirelessly to recover items stolen from St Michan’s Church.
“It is the little island of Ireland stepping up as much as it can in terms of awareness so that people realise that human trafficking is hidden in plain sight, and there is so much trafficking beyond the sex trade” – Anne Kelleher, Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT).
Archbishop Eamon Martin warns “There can be no going back to the days of violence and death on our streets” as he appeals to politicians to “reject divisive language and actions” during 2019.
Archbishop Michael Jackson to bless and dedicate relic of Dublin’s patron Saint at a service of Festal Choral Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral on 14 November.
“It is now illegal to purchase sex in this country and the penalties for organising and profiting from prostitution have been increased. More needs to be done to ensure that these laws are properly enforced.”
Fr Tim Hazelwood joined the Association of Catholic Priests after he was falsely accused of child abuse and got no support from church officials.
“Being unarmed does seem to suggest that, as a matter of policy, Gardaí will seek to respond to crime in a non-violent way. By doing this, they contribute to reducing the level of violence, rather than escalating it.”
In a new one-hour television documentary ‘Peter McVerry: A view from the Basement’, which will air on RTÉ One tonight, the Jesuit priest tells the Government, “We ignore the drug problem at our peril.”
The sudden loss of one young family, in “such a shocking way, is unbearable and near impossible to comprehend” Bishop of Kilmore has said in response to the death of a family of five.
Former trainee priest who alleges he was harassed by a member of staff while studying in Maynooth files complaint with Gardaí’s sexual assault unit.
“She paid a high price and her family and friends suffered an unimaginable loss. Her integrity gives her still today a noble place our recent history.”
“I have received a detailed signed retraction and admission that lies were told and a signed apology. My legal fees were paid and a generous donation was paid to my nominated charity, Aware.”
Archbishop Martin calls for a “coalition of strong people” who “oppose violence on our streets” to challenge “despicable and evil” acts of violence.
The parish priest, who was devastated at the theft in 2013 of the oil paintings by the renowned artist Evie Hone, expressed his joy on hearing that they had been recovered.
Drink is at the root of "vast majority of incidents". The entertainment & hospitality industries & stakeholders on the streets "need to address drink issues together".
Catholic patronage criticised by those concerned with getting their children into their school of choice for academic reasons or to join their friends.
Redemptorist Church in Dundalk where Garda Adrian Donoghue’s funeral took place to host concert & all proceeds to go towards a sports scholarship for young people.
“Our solidarity with one another, and especially with those in the greatest need, is an expression of who we are as the people of a merciful God.”
NBSCCCI audits of 43 orders show a total of 325 allegations of sexual abuse were made against 141 religious resulting in 8 criminal convictions.
Man in his 30s alleged to have punched the 79-year-old retired bishop in the face in a train carriage.
Psychiatrist, Norbertines and Gardaí knew as early as 1974 that Smyth was a paedophile.