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NICCOSA raises child poverty with SDLP leader

Party urged to make addressing child poverty and the widening gap between rich and poor the first priority of the programme of Government in the next Assembly.

2016.04.05.

Religious & cultural legacy of 1916 leaders recalled

“We must commemorate 1916 in a way that respects all past differences and does not glorify violence retrospectively" - Bishop John Buckley.

2016.03.20.

‘24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative begins today

New pastoral guidelines on the Sacrament of Confession from the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation.

2016.03.04.

We must show mercy to others & forgive them

“It means not keeping grudges, not seeking revenge, but letting mercy and forgiveness guide our attitudes and actions” - Bishop Philip Boyce.

2016.03.01.

CofI Primate warns against abuse of memory

With 4,000 events scheduled for 2016 to commemorate the Rising, the “danger is that a future focus will be lost in the minutiae of ‘Risingology’."

2016.02.26.

John McAreavey to speak on forgiveness in Knock

Former footballer to give personal testimony about his faith journey following the tragic death of his wife, Michaela.

2016.02.21.

Mary McAleese begins role at UK Catholic college

Former president will teach on the MA Irish Studies programme at St Mary’s University, specifically on its ‘New Perspectives on Irish History’ seminar series.

2016.01.24.

Prince of Wales donates to NI church restoration

The first phase of restoration work on 200 year old St Patrick's church in Belfast will cost in the region of £1.5m, with total works likely to exceed £5m.

2016.01.10.

Rediscover true meaning of ‘Chancing your arm’

'We need to let those who are new citizens to this bickering Ireland look critically at us and help us to become a rather different Ireland': Archbishop Jackson.

2016.01.05.

Be agents of hope Primate urges in New Year message

Commemoration of 1916 and Battle of the Somme will provide "opportunities for us to deepen our understanding of who we are as a people."

2016.01.01.

‘We must engage with our past and our future’

Bishops refer to 1916 centenary commemorations and the coming general election in Christmas messages.

2015.12.23.

Redemptorist’s role in NI peace process recalled

Across our community, our churches and our conflict Fr Gerry Reynolds CSsR forged new relationships so that old differences could be resolved.

2015.12.05.

‘I come as a pilgrim of peace’ – Pope Francis in CAR

"To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"

2015.11.30.

Church leaders mark Corrymeela’s 50th anniversary

“The welcome of reconciliation is a welcome that draws together antitheses, opposites, even materials that when combined are in danger of being explosive."

2015.11.03.

Pope denounces those who defamed Romero

Prelate was “stoned with the hardest stone that exists in the world: the tongue" resulting in his cause for sainthood being held up for years.

2015.11.01.

Become “revolutionaries of tenderness” – Primate

“A culture of machismo, superficial ideas of love, unreal and illusory notions of romance - all of these can undermine tenderness in relationships today."

2015.09.27.

Testimony of Arab and Jew give “hope for Middle East”

Messianic Jew and former Muslim share their stories promoting reconciliation between Arabs and Jews in churches around Ireland.

2015.09.25.

Pope Francis highlights environment in US

“Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation” Pontiff warns in White House address.

2015.09.24.

Pope Francis remembers Brother Roger of Taizé

Papal message marks 75th anniversary of Taizé’s foundation; centenary of Brother Roger's birth; and the tenth anniversary of his death.

2015.08.20.

‘Europe is a project of reconciliation not division’

President of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), Cardinal Reinhard Marx comments on the Greek crisis.

2015.07.17.

Prince Charles attends ‘milestone’ ecumenical service

IRA murder of Lord Mountbatten helped Prince understand suffering and the "agonies borne by so many others in these islands.”

2015.05.21.

1916 centenary offers chance to rediscover values

Easter proclamation “would hardly have meant that in respecting differing lifestyles we prioritise adults over children” - Bishop Leahy.

2015.04.08.

Church leaders “acutely aware” of cost of divisions

"Threat to social cohesion arising from growing socio-economic inequality is a particular concern, notably in its implications for the younger generations."

2015.03.28.

Become architects of the future NI bishop urges

Irish Churches Peace Project (ICPP) promotes community reconciliation through the Churches.

2015.03.27.

SF Ard Fheis addressed by priest and minister

If reconciliation is to shape the future, then it cannot be left to politicians or to one party alone says founders of Belfast’s Four Corners Festival.

2015.03.10.

Pope releases World Communications message

Archbishop Eamon Martin, chair of the Bishops’ Council for Communications, welcomes this year’s message from Pope Francis.

2015.01.25.

Cathedral hosts WWI ‘Hidden Pages’ seminar

St Patrick’s Cathedral seminar will explore previously unknown archival sources on soldiers and civilians.

2015.01.25.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015

Official inaugural ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon at 3pm in St Bartholomew’s Church Dublin.

2015.01.17.

Govt urged to send diplomatic mission to Syria

President of Caritas Syria, Bishop Antoine Audo SJ, describes conditions in Aleppo, ravaged by four years of conflict.

2014.11.30.

Church’s future lies in small faith communities: priest

Fr Neal Carlin sets out the story of the Columba Community in Derry in new book.

2014.10.06.
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