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Joy and excitement as 2,000 Dublin pilgrims leave for Lourdes

“In Lourdes, the sick and weak have pride of place and become central in our interaction,” says leader of Dublin diocesan pilgrimage, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2017.09.08.

Jesuit explores suffering and pain in new book

Fr Brian Grogan SJ highlights how as human beings none of us will escape pain or suffering or the effects of evil in the world. The question is - what we do with the pain.

2016.07.28.

Euthanasia is not palliative care: COMECE

“Intentionally bringing on the death of a patient, even if he asks for it, does not constitute caring for him.”

2016.03.11.

Cork parish reaches out to war-torn Syrian city

“The bombings are not coming to an end, on the contrary, they are increasing significantly both during the day and at night” - Fr Ibrahim in Aleppo.

2015.11.08.

Bishop outlines Ferns’ safeguarding progress

"Unintended consequences" of the focus on the mechanics of safeguarding and zero tolerance highlighted.

2015.10.17.

Become “revolutionaries of tenderness” – Primate

“A culture of machismo, superficial ideas of love, unreal and illusory notions of romance - all of these can undermine tenderness in relationships today."

2015.09.27.

Govts urged to agree coordinated refugee action plan

“All of us can play our part in making such a plan work on the ground here in Ireland" - Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2015.09.09.

Theology should be done at coal face of experience

Bishop Kevin Dowling of Rustenburg in South Africa tells CORI AGM that to restate and reaffirm traditional ideals for marriage is the easy part.

2015.06.17.

“War never again!” is Pope’s call in Sarajevo

There are those who wish to incite and foment an atmosphere of war deliberately for the purpose of selling arms Pontiff warns.

2015.06.07.

Call for solidarity with persecuted Christians

Christians in the Middle and Near East "endure and sustain unspeakable human suffering and degradation, intimidation and displacement" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.

2015.05.31.

Prince Charles attends ‘milestone’ ecumenical service

IRA murder of Lord Mountbatten helped Prince understand suffering and the "agonies borne by so many others in these islands.”

2015.05.21.

“We must be open to the new ways God wants for us”

Synod is “a spiritual experience of journeying together to renew and deepen our own commitment to our faith" Bishop Leahy explains.

2015.02.09.

Stephen Fry’s rant about God is ‘naive’: priest

Denying the existence of God solves nothing and certainly doesn’t remove the problem of suffering or explain where it comes from: Fr Brian McKevitt.

2015.02.01.

Gaza conditions are “an assault on human dignity”

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly and Bishop Ray Browne appeal to Irish people to hear and respond to the cries of the people of Gaza.

2015.01.22.

NI is still not a society at peace with itself: Bishop

Ceasefires and decommissioning in people's hearts needed Bishop Donal McKeown warns.

2014.09.01.

Alpha conference to focus on parish life

Fr Michael White to speak about reviving his local church in Maryland.

2014.08.12.

Suffering and Healing – Timothy Radcliffe OP

The title for the talk at IEC 2012 by Timothy Radcliffe OP was Spirituality for Today, Suffering and Healing. Full version.

2012.10.02.
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