“Racism and xenophobia are garnering electoral power in many countries” – President Higgins.
Faith-based or denominational-based education brings benefits to society and democracy due to the plurality of perspectives it encompasses – Francis Campbell.
Human rights groups believe Pakistan's blasphemy laws are often used to discriminate against religious minorities, such as the country's estimated three million Christians.
Lahore seminary rector sees increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life as “a sign of God's blessing” who is “always close to his people.”
If Syeda Ghulam Fatima is named Aurora Prize Laureate, Trócaire will share the award with the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan & the Bonded Labour Liberation Front.
Pope appeals to Pakistan's civil authorities and social groupings to restore security and peace especially to the most vulnerable religious minorities.
“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.
Trócaire commits an initial €400k to support communities impacted by quake in Pakistan and launches emergency appeal for donations.
Phone networks have been badly damaged which is hampering the communication of information about the scale of the casualties and damage.
Pakistan Supreme Court gives condemned woman leave to appeal. International pressure led to decision, says British Pakistani Christian Association. "Asia will have to spend more time in jail, but her freedom is now a real possibility."
“That this deplorable attack on a child was triggered by a simple profession of faith is deeply worrying.”
Online petition calls for the release of mother-of-five who was condemned to death in Pakistan in 2010 after she was convicted of blasphemy.
Fr Peter McVerry, Sr Stan Kennedy and Bro Kevin Crowley nominated collectively for their efforts to tackle homeless crisis.
"It is good to see ‘Heads of Agreement’ rather than ‘Headlines of Disagreement’ emerging from the talks."
At their peak, the PBVM's schools in the town were catering for 1,000 pupils.
Lawyer for Shahzad and Shama Masih says young couple were beaten by an angry Muslim mob on Tuesday and then burned alive.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide highlights "spurious grounds of her case, unfair trial proceedings and unjustified solitary confinement she has endured in jail."
"Justice is increasingly in the hands of the extremists" Pakistani lawyer warns.
"Pakistani Christians are already persecuted and feel very vulnerable after so many false blasphemy cases against them.”
Asia Bibi unjustly accused and sentenced to death for blasphemy.
Dialogue aimed at helping faiths to draw closer and eliminate fear and suspicion.
Co Down native takes up role as principal of St Mary's University College Strawberry Hill.
As many as 78 dead following suicide attacks on Peshawar church.
"I am here to speak up for the right to education of every child."