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Bishop Doran recalls St Mel’s after Paris fire

He said that the destruction of St Mel’s Cathedral in 2009 touched many, as did the fire in Paris, where the people expressed shock, disbelief and real sadness about the devastation. But ultimately we are the Church; we are the house that God wants to rebuild.

2019.04.24.

Easter message in Notre Dame inferno, says Archbishop of Armagh

If the story of salvation had ended on Good Friday, we would remain a people of despair, crying out as Jesus did on the Cross, ‘My God, my God, why have you abandoned us?’

2019.04.22.

Bells of St Patrick’s Armagh to be rung in solidarity with Notre Dame

Fr Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain to Paris Fire Brigade, was praised for his bravery in saving the Blessed Sacrament and the Crown of Thorns from the burning cathedral on Monday night.

2019.04.17.

Parisians grieve destruction of Notre Dame

President Michael D. Higgins expressed the “solidarity of the Irish people with the people of France at the catastrophic damage to one of the most iconic buildings in Europe”.

2019.04.16.

France shocked by spate of church attacks

At the Church of Notre Dames des Enfants in Nimes, the building was smeared with human excrement, the main altar and tabernacle were looted and consecrated hosts were stolen and dumped.

2019.03.30.

SVP expect no slow down in calls for help in its 175th anniversary year

In Ireland, the Society of St Vincent de Paul receives more than 130,000 calls for assistance a year – about 11 percent more than it did five years ago.

2019.01.07.

New documentary on Pope Francis opens in cinemas today

Over two years, Wim Wenders interviewed the Pontiff for the documentary and he was given editorial independence by the Vatican.

2018.08.10.

Five receive ‘Sacrement de Confirmation’ from Bishop Smith in Paris

The work of the Irish chaplaincy includes the celebration of the Eucharist, preparation for the sacraments, pastoral visits to Irish people in prison and in hospitals, as well as the accompaniment of those bereaved while in Paris.

2017.06.27.

Bishops’ summer meeting

The bishops offered prayers for those who have died, for the injured and for the emergency services who responded to the scene of the fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, London.

2017.06.15.

Leonardo da Vinci’s St Anne in Dublin

The Head of St Anne drawing in the Dublin exhibition is linked to the artist’s painting the Madonna and Child with St Anne and a lamb, which is now in the Louvre in Paris.

2016.05.11.

“We are looking at how we reimagine the Church”

Limerick diocesan visit to Paris looked at how parishes there have dealt with the vocations decline and changing arrangements in the past decades.

2016.02.03.

Paris, migrants and climate change dominated 2015

“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.

2015.12.29.

Trócaire urges Taoiseach to show leadership in Paris

“The fact that these talks are being held when millions along eastern Africa are experiencing chronic food shortages due to drought highlights exactly what is at stake."

2015.11.30.

It was like the Troubles: Paris-based Irish priest

“I was transported back; I could not help it because there I became familiar with violence, I know how it works, and now it is here" - Fr Aidan Troy.

2015.11.16.

Jubilee of Mercy needed now more than ever

"We must go on living by building peace and mutual trust," Vatican spokesman Fr Frederico Lombardi appeals.

2015.11.16.

Irish Primates ask for prayers for Paris victims

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris today and we express our solidarity with the French community living here in Ireland.”

2015.11.14.

End of an era for Bon Secours Sisters in Belfast

Departure of Sr Consilia Dennehy brings to a close congregation's presence in the city after 143 years.

2015.11.02.

Moment of truth on climate change: President Higgins

"When history records the actions we take or fail to take at this our moment of truth, we will not have the excuse that we did not understand, that we did not know."

2015.07.22.

Irish Embassy in Vatican cost €32,000 to run in 2014

The bill is one of the smallest bills the Irish Government has had to pay for its embassy service.

2015.07.16.

Events in Paris last week shocked us: Archbishop

"It was an attack on a city, on a nation, on a culture, and on democracy."

2015.01.14.

President to attend Mass in solidarity with France

Religious leaders, members of the Diplomatic Corps, and French community to attend Mass in Pro Cathedral in Dublin.

2015.01.13.

Redouble efforts to build fraternity: Church leaders

In wake of slaying of journalists at Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, Pope Francis, French Imams and Church leaders appeal for solidarity with victims and growth in fraternity.

2015.01.09.

Celebrated musicians to perform on Maynooth organ

After extensive ‘voicing’ and ‘fine tuning’ rebuilt instrument now fully ready for performance.

2014.04.23.
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