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Synod on the Amazon opens with papal rebuke to mockers

In his address, Pope Francis hit out at the “mocking comments” made by some about the feathers worn by an indigenous man at the Synod’s opening Mass on Sunday.

2019.10.08.

Vatican graveyard search for missing girl reveals a further mystery

“No human remains or funeral urns were found in either of the graves.”

2019.07.14.

Pope Francis leads the way in 24 hours for the Lord

The event underlines the value of Confession and the paternal mercy of God.

2018.03.09.

President Trump and family meet Pope Francis

“During the cordial discussions, satisfaction was expressed for the good existing bilateral relations between the Holy See and the United States of America, as well as the joint commitment in favour of life, and freedom of worship and conscience” – The Holy See Press Office.

2017.05.25.

Pope Francis appoints Irish priest to CDF role

Mgr John Kennedy from Dublin is to oversee the disciplinary section of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith which processes clerical sex abuse cases.

2017.04.05.

Primate prays for priests and Irish Church at tomb of St Peter

Dublin-born Cardinal Kevin Farrell welcomes members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference for their first visit to the new Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life.

2017.01.17.

Set out now and love: Pope Francis

Magi personify those whose hearts have not become anesthetised.

2017.01.07.

‘Early doors’ in Ireland as Jubilee Year of Mercy ends

Irish dioceses embraced the Holy Father’s Year of Mercy.

2016.11.12.

A thousand prisoners celebrate Mass in St Peter’s

“Every time I go into a prison I ask myself, ‘Why them and not me?’”

2016.11.07.

Pope ordains 11 to the priesthood on Vocations Sunday

‘God has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another. No one is unimportant to God.'

2016.04.18.

‘Let us break open our sealed tombs to the Lord’

Pope Francis baptised 12 catechumens from Italy, Albania, Cameroon, Korea, India and China during the Easter vigil ceremony at St Peter's Basilica.

2016.03.27.

Irish seminarians to serve at Easter Vigil with Pope

Ceremony can be watched live on EWTN Television or on the Vatican Television livestream from 19.30 Irish time.

2016.03.20.

Episcopal ordination of Mgr Paul Tighe in Rome

Dublin priest will serve as Adjunct Secretary for the Pontifical Council of Culture.

2016.02.28.

Pope asks people of Moyross parish for prayers

“How beautiful; tell your parishioners to pray for me," Pope responds to image of 'Our Lady Undoer of Knots' from the shrine of Corpus Christi Church in Limerick.

2016.02.25.

Moyross Jesuit selected as ‘Mercy Envoy’ by Pope

Fr Tony O’Riordan invited to Rome to receive the special mandate in person from Pope Francis during an Ash Wednesday ceremony in St Peter's Basilica.

2016.02.06.

Piccolo Lasso sing for Pope on New Year’s Day

Young singers travel to Rome today to participate in the 40th International Congress of Pueri Cantores.

2015.12.28.

Memorial to be erected to honour Mgr O’Flaherty

Irish priest hero's role in saving 6,500 Jews and Allied soldiers during World War II to be marked next May.

2015.11.22.

Pope celebrates Mass at conclusion of Synod

Pope warns of followers of Jesus who are able to speak about him but live far from his heart, which is reaching out to those who are wounded.

2015.10.26.

Pope defends Church’s teaching on marriage

God’s dream for his creation is to see it fulfilled “in the loving union between a man and a woman, rejoicing in their shared journey, fruitful in their mutual gift of self”.

2015.10.05.

Syrian refugee family already housed at Vatican

The family, consisting of a father, mother and their two children, are from Damascus and are Greek Melkite Catholics.

2015.09.19.

Singing Priests to mark Galway Cathedral Jubilee

Platinum selling group, which is made up of three Catholic priests, have recorded four albums and written a book recounting their musical journey.

2015.08.03.

Irish dioceses participate in ’24 hours for the Lord’

Special opportunities will be available in dioceses for prayer and confession over today and tomorrow.

2015.03.13.

Pope Francis marries 20 couples in St Peter’s

Couples are reminded that marriage is “a demanding journey, at times difficult, and at times turbulent”.

2014.09.15.

New priest to be ordained today for Tuam

Irish seminarians to serve at Pentecost Papal Mass in Rome.

2014.06.08.

Recall moment when you first found faith Pope urges

To return to Galilee means to re-read everything on the basis of the cross and its victory.

2014.04.20.

Pope will wash feet of elderly and disabled

Vatican announces location for Holy Thursday ceremony.

2014.04.09.
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