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Windrush generation must be compensated, says UK bishop

“As a result of the government’s hostile environment policies members of the Windrush generation were until very recently detained and even deported. The government must now restore the human dignity of those whose rights were violated.”

2019.06.24.

US ambassador hails Irish priest Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty

"The story of this devout Irish priest from Killarney, and skilled Vatican diplomat, is incredible to behold.”

2019.04.07.

Vatican to open up World War II archives in 2020

The archives relating to Pius XII’s papacy have been long awaited by researchers seeking a better understanding of Vatican policy during World War II, particularly its response to the Holocaust.

2019.03.05.

Funeral of world’s oldest nun, aged 110, takes place in Poland

Sr Cecylia her and her colleagues were named as Righteous Among the Nations for hiding Jews in their Vilnius convent to protect them from the Nazis during World War II.

2018.11.26.

New documentary on Irish Presentation nun

‘Sister India’ recounts the story of Sr Loreto Houlihan, a 91-year-old Irish missionary, who has spent 70 years teaching in India.

2018.04.10.

National Church collection in aid of 25m facing famine in East Africa

In the Turkana region in the north of Kenya, around 30 per cent of people are severely malnourished, warns Trócaire.

2017.07.11.

Annual Trócaire lecture to focus on migration

President of the International Catholic Migration Commission, Peter Sutherland, will be the keynote speaker.

2016.05.10.

Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty memorial unveiled in Vatican

There are people who “do not grow accustomed to evil. Who defeat it with good” - Ambassador said of Irish priest who saved 6,500 Jews and Allied POWs.

2016.05.09.

‘The whole world is at war’ Pope Francis laments

“Here before the door of this Jubilee of Mercy, let us ask that the world discover the ability to weep for its crimes, for what the world does with war.”

2015.11.20.

Jubilee of Mercy needed now more than ever

"We must go on living by building peace and mutual trust," Vatican spokesman Fr Frederico Lombardi appeals.

2015.11.16.

Pope Francis makes historic address to US Congress

"The Golden Rule also reminds us of our responsibility to protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.”

2015.09.25.

“Suffering of this scale can’t be allowed to continue”

Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.

2015.09.08.

‘I hope people will find Ireland a welcoming place’

Archbishop of Dublin calls for a generous response to those caught up in the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War.

2015.09.04.

Govt urged to press EU on persecuted Christians

Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.

2015.04.30.

Jesuit’s role in Brian Farrell’s life revealed

Funeral of renowned RTE broadcaster and UCD academic takes places in Dublin.

2014.11.15.
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