“Further militarisation has been called for in a country where the density of soldiers to civilians is one of the highest in the world” – Sri Lankan academic Dr Jude Lal Fernando of the Irish School of Ecumenics.
“Forgiveness for me doesn’t mean that you are pardoning someone or excusing someone from their actions. It doesn’t mean that you need to tell the person they are forgiven” – John McAreavey.
The Presentation Brothers are really trying to re-engage with their mission, which is to form Christ in the young, and the way that they do that is through youth ministry and evangelisation.
“In Nigeria, everybody knows Ireland. This is, in no small way, due to the sacrifice and dedication of our missionaries.”
Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross' religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.
Reviews praise progress made in dioceses of Cloyne, Dublin, Killaloe and Meath.
82-year-old Brother De Lellis Sullivan is the longest serving Presentation Brother missionary.
Nine men studying at Killarney novitiate at the moment.