“Some families are living a long Good Friday and it is difficult for them to know the Easter promise of resurrection.”
FleshandBlood (FaB) campaign launches in Dublin with the aim of mobilising parishes to become more actively involved in donating blood and organs.
“No young person should be turned away from a Catholic school on the basis of their mark in an entrance test at the age of ten or eleven”.
The Church in Ireland is on a “journey inwards and a journey outwards” which “may in time lead to a national synod”: Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Church leaders attend ecumenical carols with students from both communities in Armagh.
New features incorporated into the calendar include a ‘Thought for Today’ voiced by contributors including members of the hierarchy.
Archbishop Eamon Martin marks the opening of Prisons Week by suggesting that our prisons should be places where lives can be changed and turned around for the better.
Archbishop Martin says courageous and creative leadership needed to secure the peace.
Retiring Primate of All Ireland says highlight of his life was to have taken part in the conclave that elected Pope Francis.
“I look forward to the day when my resignation will be accepted.”
Bringing faith and reason together will lead to a richer debate, future Primate suggests.
Appointment of Mgr Nicholas O’Mahony follows resignation of Bishop Lee on health grounds.
Cardinal Brady to lead ceremonies at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Athlone.
Leader of the Church in Waterford and Lismore steps down due to ill health.
The family that prays together, stays together Cardinal Brady highlights.
“Excited and daunted by this new adventure.”
Primate concerned by under-valuing of the stability and commitment within marriage.
St Oliver Plunkett honoured in Diocese of Hildesheim.
House of Bishops to make appointment following failiure of Electoral College to agree.
Feast of the Assumption is one of the biggest days of the year in Knock.