Michael D. Higgins criticises European nations' failure to respond to their humanitarian obligations at Famine commemoration.
Former MP and UK Minister of State for Children and Families to talk about how faith prompted her to leave politics and work instead for the Jesuit Refugee Service.
"The vote said 'You have been doing it wrong for so many years and now change your ways'. Somehow in our priorities as politicians we have failed the people," says UK peer.
COMECE president says the decision of the British electorate confronts the European Union and its Member States with questions about their goals and their tasks.
“Our solidarity with one another, and especially with those in the greatest need, is an expression of who we are as the people of a merciful God.”
“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.
Archbishop Michael Jackson calls for "courage in a time of fragility” in his reflection on the impact of the terror attacks one month on.
Bishops mark International Human Rights Day with a call to redouble efforts to prevent more deaths of homeless people on our streets.
Ireland's most famous gambler, having raised millions of euro for schools and hospitals in Africa, is honoured by Oireachtas Human Dignity Group.
President of RENATE and spokeswoman for Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT) jointly criticise Amnesty International’s stance on prostitution.
Church leaders express concern for Christians and other minority groups threatened by extinction in the Middle East.
Nobel laureate for economics warns “What we are seeing now is the result of 100s of years of unequal development which has left a lot of the world behind.”
Bishops and catholic aid agency concerned over the pace of the EU and Irish response to the plight of thousands of refugees.
Contribution of religious congregations to the efforts to eradicate human trafficking and provide care and support to victims recognised.
"The Golden Rule also reminds us of our responsibility to protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.”
The Sustainable Development Goals summit will open today with an historic address from Pope Francis.
A committee has been set up in the Co Laois town to locate and prepare housing for refugee families.
“All of us can play our part in making such a plan work on the ground here in Ireland" - Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.
Parish communities asked to consider whether there are vacant properties - houses, granny-flats or spare-rooms which might accommodate refugees.
Pope’s appeal for solidarity and welcome is a call for a creative and generous response in preparation for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Archbishop of Dublin calls for a generous response to those caught up in the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War.
“The loss of such high numbers of innocent lives at sea resonates strongly with the Irish experience of the ‘coffin ships’ during the time of the Great Famine” – Bishop Crean.
Statement published to coincide with World Refugee Day today.