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Franciscans bless jarveys’ horses

“We decided there are ponies and horses here that are so much part of Killarney, they are beautiful creatures and they bring so much joy to so many tourists and especially children who maybe have never been in a jaunting car before,” Fr McCarthy explained.

2018.10.25.

Families often don’t understand a religious calling: Bishop Nulty

Pope Francis “has huge energy at 81; he won’t spare himself a moment. He has chosen Dublin to host the World Meeting because he knows like St Clare’s family, no family is perfect.”

2018.08.14.

Largest-ever joint divestment from fossil fuels

The institutions are located on five continents, and represent fields ranging from a holy site, to finance, and church hierarchical bodies.Their decision to withdraw financial support for fossil fuels is based on both their shared value of environmental protection and the financial wisdom of preparing for a carbon-neutral economy.

2017.10.11.

Faith leaders gathered in Assisi plead for world peace

Pope Francis warns humanity against “the deafening silence of indifference and selfishness” before the cry of those who live under the threat of bombs and plead for peace.

2016.09.21.

Dominican general chapter marks 800 years

It was God who inspired St Dominic to found the Order of Preachers and put preaching at the heart of their mission: Pope Francis.

2016.08.05.

Relics of St Anthony return to Ireland

Outpouring of devotion by thousands of devotees expected in Cahir, Killarney, Knock, Sligo, Dublin, Longford, Derry and Armagh.

2016.05.17.

Pope’s encyclical on the environment due 18 June

Trócaire's conference 'Meeting the Challenge of Climate Justice' will examine how all sectors of Irish society can contribute towards building a low carbon future.

2015.06.06.

Franciscans hope new book will prove a bestseller

‘The Simplest Prayer’ includes practical advice on meditation and simple reflections for times of anxiety, weak faith, troubled conscience and letting go.

2014.11.02.

Bishops promote prayers for peace initiative

Prayers include the prayer of St Francis, a prayer by Cardinal Newman, and a prayer at bedtime.

2014.07.28.

Welcome Holy Family Troika urges Bishop Leahy

"We easily forget how deeply the narrative of Jesus, Mary and Joseph has shaped Ireland and Europe."

2013.12.25.

Church urged to strip itself of “vanity, arrogance and pride”

Pontiff rails against culture of rejection and throwaway mentality.

2013.10.05.

St Anthony of Padua’s relics are on the way!

He’s the popular saint known to help people find lost items and his miracles have won him affectionate veneration among Christians and non-Christians alike. This autumn, tens of thousands of his devotees in Ireland and Britain are expected to turn out to welcome his relics as they tour the two countries in October and early

2013.09.14.

Legalising drug use will not help addicts Pope warns

Pontiff denounces "dealers of death" who profit from drug-addicted

2013.07.26.
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