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Calls for Citizens’ Assembly to recommend school patronage reforms

"Catholic schools are most welcoming of people of different faiths. This is not a reason for maintaining patronage of most of the primary schools in the country, when more and more people want something else." – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin

2018.06.02.

Trócaire says Irish generosity has lifted millions out of poverty

Aid has delivered so many success stories. Unfortunately, the spread of conflicts and the worsening impacts of climate change are increasingly out-pacing those efforts.

2017.03.11.

Portlaoise Parish launch for Catholic Schools Week

By virtue of being Catholic our school system is already committed to genuine pluralism and inclusion, respectful of the beliefs of all parents and pupils.

2017.01.30.

Mercy Sisters leave Co Westmeath town after 154 years

In 1862, the first Mercy Sisters arrived in Rochfortbridge from Tullamore to set up their convent and now 154 years later the last three Sisters are leaving to join Mercy convents elsewhere around the country.

2016.09.19.

Richest 1% has more than all the rest – Oxfam

“Rather than an economy that works for the prosperity of all, we have instead created a global economy for the 1%" - Oxfam Ireland.

2016.01.19.

Barney Curley receives ‘Human Dignity Award’

Ireland's most famous gambler, having raised millions of euro for schools and hospitals in Africa, is honoured by Oireachtas Human Dignity Group.

2015.12.06.

Church must adapt to change with vision & courage

Archbishop Martin calls for Church to free itself from positions of the past including control of schools and institutions.

2015.11.09.

Increased youth presence on Lourdes pilgrimage

“The connections forged between young people, working as helpers, and the sick and elderly is always a joyful experience for both" - Fr Martin Noone.

2015.09.08.

Person-centred education was Bishop Flynn’s passion

“From the beginning he was a teacher, and a very good one by all accounts. The word most often used by people was kind. Quiet in disposition and very discreet.”

2015.06.07.

100,000 Christians killed annually for their faith

Ongoing persecution is an issue that unites all Christians Bishop McAreavey tells Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.

2015.05.14.

Liberia declared ‘Ebola-free’

Monumental achievement for a country that reported the highest number of deaths in the largest, longest and most complex outbreak of Ebola since it first emerged in 1976.

2015.05.14.

Every child should have its ‘mammy and daddy’

"Will the terms ‘father’ and ‘mother’ have any real meaning in the future?" - Bishop Phonsie Cullinan.

2015.05.12.

Catholic schools are the most socially inclusive

Research shows Catholic schools have been the leaders in areas such as social inclusion, special needs and Traveller education.

2015.03.13.

Churches can’t be used for campaign literature

Parishes in Dublin are told that every effort should be made to ensure that their churches are not used for the dissemination of campaign literature from any source.

2015.02.24.

Bishop Doran launches pastoral letter on education

"Schools have to look to the education of the whole person, without ignoring the essential needs of the economy."

2014.11.20.

Last print issue of Face Up magazine published

Rise in production costs and fall in subscriptions blamed.

2014.05.01.
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