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”.
It has been RTÉ's privilege to say to the cocooning elderly, hospitalised and imprisoned: We’re with you in spirit - Roger Childs.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin highlights Accord's specially dedicated COVID-19 counselling service.
"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.
Vacancies for parish sacristan in Monkstown and health care co-ordinator in the Archdiocese of Dublin.
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.
HSE helpline must ensure support for abortion alternatives is genuine – Pro Life Campaign Ireland
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.
All children who need an assessment of mental health in emergency departments should be able to access this quickly – not days after the event – Dr Niall Muldoon.
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.
This is an excellent example of real collaboration to the benefit of the local community – Paul Hargaden, Regional Manager for Respond Housing.
One Day More welcomes use of the term ‘life-limiting condition’ in the new ‘Standards for Bereavement Care Following Pregnancy Loss and Perinatal Death’.
65% of 2,247 polled by the Irish Times on whether colleges should continue to employ chaplains voted yes.
“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.
Fundraising group led by Fr Dan Joe O’Mahony and Fr Eugene Kennedy made a massive contribution of €7 million.
“We need to stamp out the stigma that still exists around HIV" - Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke.
HSE inquiry must include "a thorough and transparent investigation into the involvement of the Irish Family Planning Association."
Unborn baby delivered at 25 weeks by caesarean section after mother requests abortion under the terms of the new Act.
Reviews praise progress made in dioceses of Cloyne, Dublin, Killaloe and Meath.