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Twenty three Catholic missionaries killed in 2017

"Those who were killed are only the tip of the iceberg, as the list of pastoral workers or Catholics, assaulted, beaten, robbed, threatened, as well as Catholic structures vandalised or looted is long," says Fides Agency.

2017.12.30.

Australian abuse report produces challenging findings

Final Report of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse questions mandatory clerical celibacy, the inviolability of the seal of confession, and criticises culture of clericalism.

2017.12.17.

Diocese to train lay replacements for retiring priests’ admin role

“The present situation of the shortage of vocations, the age profile of the priests and the stress associated with such realities needs serious reflection,” said Bishop Nulty.

2017.06.23.

Bishop elect ‘humbled and shocked’ at Killaloe appointment

49-year-old Fr Fintan Monahan will be installed as bishop at the Cathedral of Ss Peter and Paul in Ennis on Sunday 25 September.

2016.08.08.

UK church seeks photos of Irish emigrant couples

The Sacred Heart Church in Kilburn is appealing to couples who married there for copies of their wedding photos for a display to mark its 150th anniversary.

2015.05.24.

New biography charts Irish priest’s role in Nigeria

"Here was a man of total commitment to the missionary cause to which he devoted his life. That shines through in every phase of his life,” Bishop Colm O’Reilly.

2015.03.26.

Kilmore Pastoral Centre marks 10th anniversary

New website will support and promote the activities of the pastoral centre as well as other pastoral initiatives throughout the diocese of Kilmore.

2015.03.03.

No room for complacency on safeguarding: Primate

First national safeguarding conference hosted by the National Board marks a significant milestone on the safeguarding journey: Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2015.02.28.

Pope warns criminals against using religion

External forms of piety without “a real conversion are not enough to be considered in communion with Christ and his Church”.

2015.02.23.

Fundraising deadline looms for Silverstream priory

Ireland’s newest monastery - the Benedictine monks of Silverstream Priory in Co Meath - need €150,000.

2014.12.21.

Discernment will be a priority for Vocations Ireland

New laywoman appointed director of Vocations Ireland says people will be encouraged to look at vocation in a wider sense.

2014.12.10.

Pope Francis’ vocations message welcomed

“To choose a life as a priest or religious in contemporary Ireland is a radical option, although a hugely fulfilling one.” – Bishop McKeown.

2014.05.09.

Conference to highlight value of older Religious

Retired and semi-retired Religious have given “tremendous service to society and the Church.”

2013.10.24.

Archbishop Neary defends Church’s right to participate in public debates

“A mature secularism would welcome and provide space for religious believers in the public sphere" Dr Neary comments.

2013.07.28.

Companionship and space

Paul Andrews SJ looks at two aspects of our lives both of which are important for emotional security and mental health – whether in marriage or religious life: they are companionship and space.

1999.11.30.
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