Bishop Alan McGuckian says people must work with the public authorities to bring Covid reproduction rate back down again because "people’s health and lives are at stake”.
"Our fear is that the impact of the pandemic will be most acute for individuals and families already living in poverty," said SVP president Kieran Stafford.
SeniorLine is receiving 700 calls a week from traditional callers who are generally lonely and living alone, and from a new cohort who are suddenly cocooned and find it very difficult.
Bishop Leahy pays tribute to the Limerick COVID-19 Community Response which is ensuring that the daily needs of the elderly, unwell or those with a confirmed diagnosis or those isolating on suspicion of having COVID-19 are met.
"Jesus Christ, come to our aid now, in the midst of the global spread of the coronavirus, that we may experience your healing love," says prayer of Bishop of Ferns
It has been a time to discover the value of quiet time of prayer in the home and prayer as a family, "the Domestic Church" – Catholic bishops of Munster.
Cancellation of Masses and directives on funerals are necessary as the Church puts its shoulder behind the national effort to protect the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.
We need to re-focus on delivering the best care possible for mothers and babies and to avoid the ongoing rush to prioritise abortion funding to the clear detriment of mothers, babies and staff – Pro Life Campaign.
The recent instruction from the HSE obligating medical staff to inform pregnant women about the limitations of foetal anomaly tests has regrettably come too late for at least one baby – Eilís Mulroy.
The HSE is more than willing to spend €800,000 of Irish taxpayer’s money on post-abortion phone services, knowing that Ireland’s new abortion regime will seriously hurt and damage countless women. Yet, they will not give a penny to crisis pregnancy support services which would give women the help and support [...]
The Irish Church, Bishop Brendan Leahy has suggested, is a Church that has faced the evil within, has worked tirelessly to cast it out and put stringent measures in place to protect against its return.
Constitutional Amendment “is a sign that our society here is just, equitable, hospitable, humane to everyone, protective of the most defenceless and vulnerable” – Sr Kathleen McGarvey OLA.
“Failure to recognise and respond appropriately to the complex issues which abuse presents has, at times, compounded the profound and harmful impact on the lives of many young and vulnerable persons.”
“I was not fully informed about the vaccination programme and I can see now how HPV vaccines can contribute greatly to lowering the rate of cervical cancer.”
Fr Tim Hazelwood joined the Association of Catholic Priests after he was falsely accused of child abuse and got no support from church officials.
“The IFPA has received substantial funding from Planned Parenthood – did some of that money come from harvesting organs of aborted babies?" asks Youth Defence.
The Pro Life Campaign has accused the Government of exploiting the Savita Halappanavar case to get abortion legislation instead of prioritising patient safety.