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Prayers for victims of New Zealand mosque massacre

“May the merciful God gather to himself all who have died while at their Friday prayers and console those who have been hurt. I ask that they be remembered in our churches this weekend.”

2019.03.16.

Historic document lays foundation to spread world peace

Pope Francis and Great Imam of Al-Azhar sign Document on Human Fraternity affirming brotherhood of all men and women and condemning every form of violence, especially those “clothed with religious motivations”.

2019.02.08.

Closure of Dublin’s largest direct provision deferred to June

“We were not just speaking out because there were Catholics involved – there was a justice issue regardless of the faith of any of the folk in the direct provision centre.” –Fr Damian Farnon

2018.10.28.

Warning over Pakistan’s failure to protect Christian women

Catholic lawyer Tabassum Yousaf highlights case of 18-year-old Binish Paul who was allegedly thrown from the roof of a second storey building after refusing to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim.

2018.09.18.

Accolade for live radio broadcast with Yorkshire nuns

BBC Radio 5 Live described the visit to the 21 nuns at Stanbrook Abbey in North Yorkshire as part of taking listeners “to new places”.

2018.06.20.

Abortion only permissible when mother’s life in danger says leading Islamic figure

Dr Ali Selim says under Islamic law abortion is not licit in case of rape, but only where the life of the mother is in actual physical danger.

2018.03.02.

Three Faiths Forum Cork condemns violence

We believe that it is an imperative that people of faith come together and explore how our various faith traditions can help foster a spirit of openness, dialogue and inclusion within our society.

2017.07.21.

Journalists get religious literacy training with NUJ

“Report on others as you would have them report on you.”

2016.12.29.

Focolare hosts party for Syrian refugees

Language of love creates event like ‘meeting of two families’ in Kildare.

2016.10.21.

Pope Francis to celebrate Mass for martyred Fr Hamel

“Will there be an Islamic conquest of Europe?” asks Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna on Sunday.

2016.09.14.

Not all Muslims are violent Pope Francis stresses

"If I speak of Islamic violence, I must speak of Catholic violence... and no, not all Muslims are violent, not all Catholics are violent. It is like a fruit salad; there's everything."

2016.08.02.

Trevi Fountain to turn red for persecuted Christians

Chaldean Catholic Bishop Antoine Audo of the Syrian city of Aleppo to speak at one of Rome's most famed tourist attractions about the plight of Christians.

2016.04.21.

Dozens killed in attack on Christians in Lahore

Pope appeals to Pakistan's civil authorities and social groupings to restore security and peace especially to the most vulnerable religious minorities.

2016.03.29.

Immigrant Council research reveals Islamophobia

Catholic patronage criticised by those concerned with getting their children into their school of choice for academic reasons or to join their friends.

2016.02.24.

COMECE hails condemnation of ISIS genocide

“So-called ISIS/Da’ish is committing genocide against Christians and Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities."

2016.02.09.

Testimony of Arab and Jew give “hope for Middle East”

Messianic Jew and former Muslim share their stories promoting reconciliation between Arabs and Jews in churches around Ireland.

2015.09.25.

New social context poses challenges for priests

Gospel must be offered to the world in a "radically new way" Bishop Dominique Rey of Fréjus in France tells Maynooth conference.

2015.07.10.

Soulmates Larry and Martina Hayes laid to rest

"Could anyone think of a sadder or more heart-rending way to celebrate your birthday than to attend the funeral of both of your parents?" - Fr Liam Devine.

2015.07.04.

“War never again!” is Pope’s call in Sarajevo

There are those who wish to incite and foment an atmosphere of war deliberately for the purpose of selling arms Pontiff warns.

2015.06.07.

Patriarch urges ‘culture of life’ in face of violence

Religious conflict has become marketable, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorios III of Antioch and All the East warns.

2015.04.07.

Redouble efforts to build fraternity: Church leaders

In wake of slaying of journalists at Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, Pope Francis, French Imams and Church leaders appeal for solidarity with victims and growth in fraternity.

2015.01.09.

Every 5 minutes a Christian dies in the Middle East

Greek Orthodox priest in Nazareth warns "What is happening is genocide."

2014.12.15.

ISIS converts Mosul’s churches into prisons

Concerns that female prisoners being held in St George’s monastery are being abused there.

2014.12.04.

Pope urges Muslims to take a stand on terrorism

Ecumenical Patriarch and Pope's joint declaration condemns global indifference to ISIS persecution of Christians.

2014.12.01.

Cardinal shocked by killing of couple in Pakistan

Lawyer for Shahzad and Shama Masih says young couple were beaten by an angry Muslim mob on Tuesday and then burned alive.

2014.11.08.

Focolare’s general assembly meets Pope Francis

Focolare flows from "charism of unity" says Pope and calls on movement to "go out in spirit of dialogue".

2014.09.27.

Religious leaders to attend Antwerp peace conference

Sant'Egidio Community’s ‘Peace is the Future’ conference to dialogue against backdrop of the centenary of the First World War.

2014.09.03.

Christians must be agents of hope: Archbishop

In his homily for Reek Sunday, Archbishop Neary questions if Christians “have become accustomed to Christianity being marginalised in the public domain."

2014.07.27.

Church leaders affirm commitment to embrace diversity and build “inclusive communities”

Regret hurt caused to Muslims by comments made by Church pastor branding Islam as “heathen” and “satanic”.

2014.05.31.

“We are a ruined church” – Iraqi Patriarch

“Intervention by the West did not solve the problems … it produced more chaos and conflict.”

2014.05.02.
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