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“Is faith in God so problematic?” CofI Primate asks educational establishment

In an address to mark the quincentenary of the Reformation, Archbishop Michael Jackson said the challenge to universities is whether it is still really necessary to be ‘anti-religious’.


Thurles CBS to host concert to mark Christian Brothers’ bicentenary

School has a fine reputation in hurling - the entire six backs from last Sunday’s All-Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team are past pupils.


Durrow High Cross Committee concerned about funding

€170,000 allocated as part of the Government’s rural recreation projects scheme considered insufficient.


Redemptorist church damaged after roof stripped of lead

Theft causes "loss of time and loss of heart, where you feel that stuff just can’t be left alone" says Rector.


High Cross fragment displayed in Meath parish

Remains of the High Cross, which dates from 900AD, is “the most significant remnant of a once important monastic foundation at Drumcullen”.


IS destroys 5th century catholic monastery in Syria

Militants send message of “violence and intolerance” by destroying symbol of Christianity and encouraging Syria's Christians to flee their homeland: Bishop Audo.


Tributes paid to outspoken Limerick priest

Fr Vincent Kavanagh CSsR built up the Annual Novena to Our Lady to the point where more 10,000 people a day were attending Limerick’s ‘festival of faith’ over seven days.


Hundreds expected at Derrynaflan dawn Mass

6.30am celebration includes the lighting and blessing of the Paschal fire, the blessing and sprinkling of Easter water, and the renewal of baptismal vows.


RTÉ to feature Glencairn nuns on Easter Sunday

Programme filmed at Ireland's only female Cistercian monastery over the course of a year.

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