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Pope calls for prayers for his brother priests

Let us pray together that priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.

2018.07.04.

ALONE marks forty years serving older people

"I don’t think that people are aware of just how devastating loneliness can be for your general health,” says CEO ALONE, Sean Moynihan.

2018.02.09.

ALONE urges Christmas visits

“We can all be guilty of getting caught up in the build-up to Christmas as we reunite with friends and family, but it is important to remember that many older people have no friends or family to reunite with” – Sean Moynihan, CEO, ALONE.

2016.12.21.

ACP gathering is deadly serious about plight of priests

How can the last priests in Ireland survive the final years of their lives with comfort, esteem and affection?

2016.11.18.

Society depends so much on the family: Archbishop

"By destabilising marriage we are rapidly eroding the social structure on which humanity depends" warns Dr Michael Neary of Tuam.

2015.12.28.

ALONE releases ‘Christmas Memories’ video

Charity appeals to everyone to share their Christmas presence by reaching out to older members of their community who may be isolated.

2015.12.17.

Pope defends Church’s teaching on marriage

God’s dream for his creation is to see it fulfilled “in the loving union between a man and a woman, rejoicing in their shared journey, fruitful in their mutual gift of self”.

2015.10.05.

Euthanasia and assisted suicide devalue life

“Laws which permit people to give suicide assistance are dangerous" warns disability campaigner and founder of Hope Ireland, Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick.

2015.06.08.

Emigration has left older people ALONE

This St Patrick’s Day, ALONE are asking emigrants to remember older people left at home who may be feeling isolated.

2015.03.14.

Pope Francis highlights the dignity of the sick

World Day of the Sick message warns against the "great lie" behind ‘quality of life’ arguments that make people think that lives affected by grave illness are not worth living.

2014.12.31.

24 Hours celebrates prayer and community: Bishop Nulty

"People need to see confession as something that can make their lives whole again."

2014.03.29.

Christmas is not just a day, it is a way of life: Archbishop

“Christmas spontaneously releases generosity."

2013.12.25.
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