Glendalough is still a place where prayer, silence and pilgrimage can be a lifesaving moment of respite, says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
The 9th century artefact is described as a “square headed bell in iron, consisting of two portions the halves being riveted together; there are also traces of bronze plating”.
"Those who perpetrate and sponsor such violence merit nothing but rejection and disdain. They belong behind bars and their business of death must be undermined and destroyed.”
“Millions of tourists come to Israel to visit the holy sites without recognising that there is a living community of Christ – the Living Stones. It is so important that you visit us" - Canon Hatem Shehadeh.
“This meeting comes a week after a bishops’ retreat in Knock focusing on Laudato Sí. It also comes as the Irish parliament voted to end climate damaging fossil fuel exploration."
Keith Wheeler has been travelling around the world with his cross for over thirty years as a pilgrim of peace with a message of reconciliation and love.
Delegation from St Francis University trace the footsteps of six friars who left Connemara in 1847 and established one of the most prestigious universities in the US.