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McAleese’s ‘misogynistic’ challenge deserves a hearing, says Archbishop of Dublin

The most significant negative factor that influences attitudes to the Church in today’s Ireland is the place of women in the Church – Diarmuid Martin.

2018.03.11.

New booklet reflects on the meaning of mercy

We are challenged to become Missionaries of Mercy and Ambassadors of Reconciliation

2017.11.27.

New book highlights Nano Nagle’s contribution to social justice

“From the poverty-stricken and colonial context of 18th century Ireland, Nano Nagle lit a flame for freedom through education, leaving us a legacy that continues to grow and expand into the complex world of the 21st century.”

2017.06.13.

Vatican stamp marks Benedict XVI’s 90th birthday

The stamp, which is designed by the artist Daniela Longo, marks the pope emeritus’ milestone birthday, which coincided with Easter Sunday.

2017.04.17.

Let’s look at Luther’s legacy

The Reformation helped give greater centrality to scripture in the life of the Church, said Pope Francis.

2017.02.06.

Irish girl features in Pope Francis’ new book

Pontiff answers letters from 12-year-old Clara O’Gormain from Galway and children from around the world in a book illustrated by the children themselves.

2016.03.01.

“We are looking at how we reimagine the Church”

Limerick diocesan visit to Paris looked at how parishes there have dealt with the vocations decline and changing arrangements in the past decades.

2016.02.03.

Job Vacancy at Church Support Group

A vacancy has arisen for a leader to head up www.catholicireland.net and join with the heads of the other sectors to contribute to the growth and success of the overall group.

2015.09.11.

Pope pledges to study the lot of the middle classes

Hammer and sickle crucifix "was not offensive to me" Pope states as he pays tribute to Fr Luís Espinal's protest art.

2015.07.14.

Four new priests ordained for the Irish Church

Ordination of Fr Brian Griffin for service in Ossory is the first ordination in the diocese for 14 years.

2015.06.30.

Newman College Ireland completes inaugural year

Marriage referendum result was a 'wake up call' as to how seriously Catholic education needs to be revivified says CEO of new Irish Catholic college.

2015.06.28.

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.

New priest ordained for Diocese of Killaloe

Fr Michael Geraghty is the youngest priest in Killaloe. He will spend his summer helping the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes followed by a stint of missionary work in Africa.

2015.06.16.

Irishman appointed Bishop of Nottingham

61-year-old Mgr Patrick McKinney from Buncrana Co Donegal will be ordained Bishop of Nottingham by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Friday 3 July.

2015.06.03.

14 ordinations to priesthood underway in Irish Church

Nine new deacons and 14 ordinations to the priesthood contribute to a "remarkable year" for Maynooth.

2015.06.01.

Six deacons ordained for the Dominicans

“The credibility of how you preach the message of Jesus in today’s society will depend on the sensitivity of the language you use" - Archbishop Martin.

2015.03.16.

Three Jesuit deacons ordained in Dublin

“We will not heal those whose lives have drifted from Jesus Christ by throwing books of dogma at them," warns Archbishop Martin.

2015.01.05.

Archbishop ordains Passionist to the diaconate

One of the particular themes Pope Francis stresses is that the call to be Christians begins on the periphery.

2014.12.14.

Archbishop pays tribute to “powerful communicator”

Dr Neary launches ‘Earthing the Word: Selected Writings from the Furrow’ by the late Fr Tommy Waldron.

2014.10.20.

Pope Francis appoints new bishop of Leeds

53-year-old Mgr Marcus Stock, secretary general of the Bishops Conference for England and Wales, selected.

2014.09.16.

Holy Spirit, not theology, is the source of faith: Pope

"You can have five degrees in theology, but not have the Spirit of God. Maybe you'll be a great theologian, but you are not a Christian," Pontiff warns.

2014.09.03.

American college holds programme for evangelisers

Donegal programme gives students tools to defend the faith and grow closer to Jesus.

2014.05.16.

New role for Mary McAleese at theology Institute

Former president appointed patron of Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge.

2014.03.15.

Loyola Institute explores role of theology in the university

Head of German Research Council discusses challenges and contributions of theology.

2013.10.25.

Dynamic tension between theology and spirituality needed says US academic

Professor Arthur Holder rejects separation of spirituality and theology.

2013.10.20.

Where to from here?

Eschatalogy is the branch of theology that deals with "the four last things". Brian Grogan SJ's book is a fresh and hopeful look at the Christian vision of life after death.

2012.09.22.

Reaping the Harvest: Fifty Years after Vatican II

Jim Corkery SJ, Suzanne Mulligan and Gerry O'Hanlon SJ look at the positive insights and challenges that came from the Council.

2012.07.19.

Will There Be Faith? Depends on Every Christian

The challenge implied in the title is a serious one. T. H. Groome is hopeful that the theme - 'bring life to faith and faith to life' - will give new energy to the task of developing faith.

2012.03.30.

Having Life in His Name: Living, Thinking …

This book, a festschrift in honour of recently retired Professors Tom Norris and Michael Mullins at St Patrick's College, Maynooth. Edited by B. Leahy and S. O'Connell.

2012.03.28.

Theosony: towards a theology of listening

"Faith comes from hearing," says St Paul in Rom 10:17, but Nóirín Ní Riain believes that this oral experience by which we come to Christian faith has been neglected in Western theology.

2011.08.09.
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