ACN is running a Go2Mass campaign where Catholics go to an extra Mass to pray for one of the 200 million Christians who are facing the threat of persecution or even death for their faith.
Desertmartin is a Church of Ireland primary school while Knocknagin is a Catholic Maintained Primary. The two are set to make history by becoming the first jointly-run church school in Northern Ireland.
The problem is that people love God but in a way that is not right." Some have a "possessive love for God: 'That is my God, not your God': Dr Mohammed Ali Shomali.
Large Irish contingent travel to joint Ireland / UK hosted summer gathering of Focolare in Liverpool. "Here we are almost at the 100th anniversary of 1916, signing up with England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in a moment of unity, of reconciliation, of prayer. It is a poignant moment," remarks Bishop Brendan Leahy.
Desperate attempts by thousands of refugees to cross the Mediterranean is a challenge to ‘Christian’ Europe, which demands a coordinated and compassionate response.
Liverpudlian Archbishop Paul Gallagher succeeds Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, who will take over from Cardinal Raymond Burke at the Vatican’s Signatura.