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Archbishop Martin decries gangland violence

“Premediated shooting in public places even in the presence of terrified children and innocent bystanders only degrades the humanity of those who do it.”

2016.02.08.

Illness can be a way to draw nearer to God: Pope

Dublin conference today marking World Day of the Sick is 'thank you' to Lourdes volunteers for their support and help throughout the year.

2016.02.06.

‘All families include imperfect relationships’

"I heard figures recently suggesting that the average 16 year old in Great Britain is more likely to have a iPhone at home than their dad" - Bishop Donal McKeown.

2015.12.30.

Church is not just a Church of the perfect: Archbishop

"We remember in our prayers those who have had to flee from their homelands that they may find peace through the welcome of believers in Jesus Christ."

2015.09.13.

Increased youth presence on Lourdes pilgrimage

“The connections forged between young people, working as helpers, and the sick and elderly is always a joyful experience for both" - Fr Martin Noone.

2015.09.08.

Bishop slams sin of filing false tax return

"Attitudes lead to actions" Bishop Kevin Doran tells Elphin pilgrims on annual diocesan pilgrimage to French shrine of Lourdes.

2015.08.31.

Rose of Tralee volunteered in Lourdes in July

“I have great faith and I wanted to give something back and to give thanks."

2015.08.26.

Tribute to Irish nun who lived out vocation in Lourdes

Bishop John Buckley led mourners at the funeral Mass of Sr Thérèse Marie O’Connell who spent fifty-seven years as a Poor Clare at the French shrine.

2015.06.15.

Primate reiterates opposition to referendum proposal

The Church is not trying to hurt or offend anyone, “We simply want to respect the dignity of difference between male and female” - Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2015.05.14.

Knock Shrine candles go online

Online prayer and candle service is similar to that operating in Lourdes and St Patrick's Cathedral New York.

2015.03.21.

Singing trio The Priests join Nuncio at alma mater

Archbishop Brown pays tribute to past students serving the Church including Bishop Donal McKeown and Frs Martin and Eugene O'Hagan and Fr David Delargy.

2015.02.13.

Vatican awards Good Samaritan medal to priest

Fr Vincent Mulligan is the first Irish person to be awarded the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers’ honour.

2014.09.26.

Archbishop offers to dialogue with young people

A “huge new generation is emerging whose faith has to be nourished in a new way”.

2014.09.15.

Lourdes: a vision of what society & church should be

“I ask why our society in many areas is uncaring," Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2014.09.11.

2,000 Irish pilgrims depart for Lourdes

Seven specially chartered flights left Dublin Airport on Sunday with 175 sick pilgrims, 60 nurses, eight doctors and 560 volunteers from archdiocese of Dublin.

2014.09.08.

Bishop McKeown and 365 pilgrims visit Lourdes

Theme of 2014 Derry pilgrimage is ‘The joy of conversion’.

2014.07.02.

New BBC TV series focuses on faith in Armagh

Extraordinary life stories of ordinary peoples' personal faith journeys.

2014.05.25.

World’s oldest nun attends Pope’s Mass in Vatican

107-year-old Italian Camillian Sister has lived through the pontificates of 10 popes.

2014.02.22.

Sick remind us of the rat-race’s emptiness – Archbishop

Archbishop Martin warns that faith does not provide “magic answers" to life's challenges.

2013.09.09.

Cardinal Brady appeals for prayers for peace in Syria

Primate warns "Violence offers no hope for the future."

2013.09.07.

2,000 Dublin pilgrims to pray for Syria in Lourdes

Seven planes will leave Dublin airport on Saturday for French shrine.

2013.09.05.

Another Lourdes miracle recognised

Cured Italian woman now leads completely normal life.

2013.07.22.
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