"The bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki seventy-five years ago are still seen by many as among the worst examples of what we humans can do to each other," – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Let us not lose the opportunity to give further proof of solidarity ... The only alternative is the selfishness of particular interests and the temptation of a return to the past.
“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.”
"The story of this devout Irish priest from Killarney, and skilled Vatican diplomat, is incredible to behold.”
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.
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.
‘Sister India’ recounts the story of Sr Loreto Houlihan, a 91-year-old Irish missionary, who has spent 70 years teaching in India.
In the Turkana region in the north of Kenya, around 30 per cent of people are severely malnourished, warns Trócaire.
President of the International Catholic Migration Commission, Peter Sutherland, will be the keynote speaker.
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.
“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.”
"We must go on living by building peace and mutual trust," Vatican spokesman Fr Frederico Lombardi appeals.
"The Golden Rule also reminds us of our responsibility to protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.”
Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.
Archbishop of Dublin calls for a generous response to those caught up in the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War.
Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.
Funeral of renowned RTE broadcaster and UCD academic takes places in Dublin.