"Human rights must be respected in such a time," Fr Paul Daisuke Narui SVD.
Eighty percent of all acts of religious persecution around the world today are being committed against Christians – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Scorsese movie tells the story of two Jesuit missionaries facing violence and persecution in 17th century Japan.
“What was it about the life she had lived that made her into the person she was at 100 years of age - so vital and energetic and joyful and generous.”
Three Irish missionaries recognised on Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for 2015.
Nuclear bombings in August 1945 are a “symbol of the enormous destructive power of humanity when it makes a distorted use of scientific and technical progress”.
Mayor of Hiroshima Kazumi Matsui calls for the abolition of nuclear weapons and the creation of security systems that do not rely on military might.
Film based on the epic story 'Silence' by Shusako Endo about the Jesuit missionaries who went to Japan in the 17th century.