Archdiocese of Southwark announces the death of Archbishop Michael Bowen, who died in the early hours of Thursday 17 October 2019.
With formation and accompaniment, young people can be the missionary disciples who will bring the light of faith to their peers and even to those who are far away from Church.
Two groups representing nearly a million members of male and female religious orders plan to present Pope Francis with a proposal concerning women’s role at future synods.
Pope Francis releases message for 2018 World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
“Young people appreciate authenticity and if what we say is real, then it resonates for them,” Bishop of Limerick advises in run-up to Synod on youth.
9th World Meeting of Families will be held in Dublin from 22 to 26 August 2018 with the theme ‘The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World’.
Guide on document states: “The Pope's vision of society is inclusive. Such inclusion involves the effort to accept diversity, to dialogue with those who think differently..."
The Apostolic Exhortation 'Amoris Laetitia' meaning ‘The Joy of Love’ will be unveiled by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri and Cardinal Christoph Schönborn.
“As a society our progress should be measured against how effectively we care for the most vulnerable amongst us,” bishops state.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols highlights the importance and influence of the Synod of Bishops on the life and mission of the Church in Europe.
Archbishop Eamon Martin describes double shooting as a "tragic incident which has devastated families" & rocked a "peaceful parish community.”
Instrumentum laboris deemed to be overly preoccupied with the problems of marriage and family life and doesn't provide enough encouragement.
Dublin selected as venue for 9th World Meeting of Families by Pope Francis as Archbishops Diarmuid Martin and Eamon Martin welcome announcement.
“I can only hope you understand how much I love Ireland – love all of you – and thank you for this privilege of opening the novena at a shrine so dear to my heart.”
Archbishop of Armagh hears that a lack of affirmation of gay persons by the Churches has contributed to the raised rate of suicide, particularly among gay men.
78-page document says divorced and remarried couples should be “integrated” into the Church.
September Congress will be an opportunity to reflect on the fruits of IEC2012 and a preparation for the International Congress in Philippines in 2016.
Letters sent to Archbishop from no supporters in marriage referendum containing "obnoxious, insulting and unchristian" language towards gay and lesbian people.
"Church must always offer a place of welcome to families in all circumstances, especially to those who find themselves in difficulties."
ACP's Fr Sean McDonagh accuses Cardinal of “lopsided moral perspective” in his rigid views on sexuality while ignoring climate change.
Important for participants to feel free to express themselves “without fear or suspicion.”
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri says married couples will have a prominent role in the Synod.
Challenge for the Synod is to be “open to ways of applying the primacy of mercy to particular situations while remaining faithful to fundamental truth."
Archbishop Martin also suggests "Church must find new ways of listening to the special witness of married couples."
Little attempt made to explain Church's teachings on marriage and the family.
"Secretive approach confirms need for Irish Catholic Church to learn value of transparency.”
Parish must always offer a place of welcome for those who no longer find themselves in stable or conventional family situations.
By then there will be 106 cardinals under 80 who are therefore eligible to vote in a conclave.
Vatican’s C8 discuss revised and reformed Curia.