In a new biography, 'Benedict XVI: A Life', the retired pope rejects accusations of interfering in church debates since his resignation in 2013, claiming this is a “malicious distortion of the truth.”
Commenting on the retired pope’s new book, Dr Austin Ivereigh, Vatican expert and biographer of Pope Francis said, “It’s a totally imprudent and ill thought-out intervention which has the effect of undermining Francis’s authority.”
Congregation for Catholic Education releases ‘Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education’ as an aid for Catholic educators and parents.
Good quality Catholic-inspired programme for Relationships and Sexuality Education sought by Bishops Nulty and Doran.
If we concede ground on abortion, the very same arguments will be used to justify ending the lives of frail elderly people and people with significant disability. This is the final frontier.
A visit by Pope Francis would have the same impact as that of Pope John Paul II in 1979, says Cllr Pearse Flannery.
Bishop Wiesław Lechowicz, Chairman of the Polish Bishops’ Council for Emigrants, will celebrate Mass to mark the 170th anniversary on 18 September while other events are lined up for later in September and in October.
Bishop Cullinan cautions against 'circling the wagons'.
Can Pope Francis hold the Catholic Church together and reform it at the same time?
Three other martyrs recognised: Polish Franciscans, Michal Tomaszek and Zbigniew Strazalkowski, and Italian Fr Alessandro Dordi.
St Vaz Pope Francis said, “shows us the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace."
Pontiff calls on Sri Lankans “to accept one another, to respect legitimate diversities, and learn to live as one family.”
Panel of theologians say Archbishop was killed “in hatred of the faith” paving the way for his recognition as a martyr.
Bishop del Portillo made several visits to Ireland and, as a child, he learnt his first words of English from an Irishwoman.
St John XXIII, St Faustina and St John Paul II were all linked by the experience of God’s mercy.
St John XXIII defined as “the Pope of openness to the Holy Spirit” and St John Paul II as “the Pope of the Family."
Primate of Ireland refuses to respond to polemics of those who caricature two popes.
Enda Kenny joins millions of pilgrims in Rome for unique ceremony.
3,000 Irish pilgrims attend canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II.
Special Mass on Monday concelebrated by Cardinal and Bishop for Irish pilgrims in Rome.
Car sticker initiative is a joint venture between Shannon parish and Shannon Airport recalling Saint's 1979 visit.
Vatican prepares for transmission of unique ceremony across all digital and media platforms.
Unanimous vote by Belfast City Hall to invite Pope Francis on an official visit.
New panel of Catholic Comment speakers ready to engage with the media.
New volume features recollections of over a dozen of John Paul II’s friends and closest collaborators.
“Say No to an ephemeral, superficial and throwaway culture."
Three-day trip in May will include a meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch.
Pope Emeritus Benedict may join Pope Francis at double canonisation ceremony.
15,000 pilgrims in Knock for Feast of the Assumption and the Consecration of Ireland.