“He gave everything for the poor, even his own blood. It seems to me he may be called a martyr for charity,” read one testimonial regarding Fr Malgesini.
In the name of God, let it end now – Fr Phil Gaffney, PP.
“And so, a bit like Good Friday, darkness is having its day. But the light is there and like the rising Son, it will become brighter and brighter until there is only the Light of Resurrection," – Fr Kevin Doherty.
“The reprehensible sub-culture in our society which views all human life as expendable, including the lives of children, must be defeated” – Bishop Michael Router.
"These baptized are martyrs. They have not betrayed the Gospel," - Cardinal Sarah.
“Evidently, many of the Western powers have an interest in seeing the violence continue, and their profits are more important than our lives” – Bishop Kientega.
This is the second Filipino priest to be assassinated by gunmen in just over four months. Both were social justice advocates and defenders of the poor.
We are mourning the loss of a very beloved brother. We trust that our brother, who has shared the cross of Christ, will now be able to enjoy his glorious resurrection – Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega.
43 year old Fr José Alfredo Lopez Guillen was described by friends as a dedicated and quiet priest who neither drank nor smoked and lived very simply.
Redemptorist Church in Dundalk where Garda Adrian Donoghue’s funeral took place to host concert & all proceeds to go towards a sports scholarship for young people.
Islamic extremists blamed for gun attack on missionary doctor in Bangladesh which has left Italian priest fighting for his life.
Fr Liam Lawton and The Priests to perform in January concert to commemorate Garda Adrian Donohoe at the Redemptorist church in Dundalk.
Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.
Harry Gleeson has become the first person in the history of the State to be given a posthumous pardon after he was hanged for murder in 1941.
Xaverian suggests Burundian police found suspect too quickly as “an excuse to divert the investigation”.
“Justice has in some small way been done": Bishop Brendan Leahy.
Tributes pour in for popular schoolteacher Anne Maguire killed by student.
"Vendetta generates further vendetta and leaves perpetrators and the community less secure.”
New figures show Colombia is the most dangerous country for the Church’s clergy.