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Catholic activists arrested in Washington DC, following protest against US immigration policy

“Cruelty toward the suffering and bullying the most vulnerable should not be national policy and we cannot allow it to continue.”

2019.07.20.

A congregation in hard hats celebrates first Mass in Notre-Dame Cathedral since April blaze

“We want worship to be celebrated here again, because that is what a cathedral is all about.”

2019.06.16.

Former US cardinal defrocked by Vatican for abusing children

“No bishop, no matter how influential, is above the law of the Church.”

2019.02.17.

UN General Assembly to endorse Global Compact on Refugees today

“The lessons we have learned in the European Union during the 2015 migration crisis should serve to remind us of the need to address migration in a cooperative and comprehensive manner. ”

2018.12.17.

Catholic majority to continue in US Supreme Court

Two days after accepting President Trump's nomination, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was helping the Church feed the homeless on the streets of Washington, DC.

2018.07.14.

Pope prays for the success of US-North Korea summit

"Let us together invoke Our Lady, Queen of Korea. May she guide these talks." - Pope Francis

2018.06.11.

Trump’s refugee ban criticised by Church leaders

The executive order to turn away refugees and to close our nation to those, particularly Muslims, fleeing violence, oppression and persecution is contrary to both Catholic and American values – Cardinal Cupich of Chicago.

2017.01.30.

Catholics have lower breastfeeding rates says report

Irish newspapers reported on Catholics’ lower incidence of breastfeeding as presented in a new international study published in BMJ Global Health Journal.

2016.12.15.

Ireland can be proud of its role in world peacekeeping says US Secretary of State

“It is a lot harder to make peace that pursue war” – John Kerry.

2016.11.06.

Vocations Ireland expands training

We are refocusing our way of communicating with young people – Vocations Ireland

2016.10.20.

Primate offers prayers for Orlando shooting victims

Pope Francis expresses horror and condemnation at act of senseless hatred and the dreadfully high number of innocent victims.

2016.06.13.

Pope prays for flood victims around the world

Place Jesus at the centre of our life and know it is our responsibility to protect him, Pope tells pilgrims gathered for final Wednesday audience of 2015.

2015.12.31.

Pope Francis and Castro discuss the environment

Papal visit coincides with the 80th anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Holy See.

2015.09.21.

Priest raises over $500K for Berkeley victims

Fr Denis McBride is one of ten recipients of this year’s ‘Presidential Distinguished Service Awards’.

2015.09.04.

US Franciscans pay tribute to pioneering Irish friars

Delegation from St Francis University trace the footsteps of six friars who left Connemara in 1847 and established one of the most prestigious universities in the US.

2015.06.27.

Syrian bishop appeals to US over aid to extremists

The conflict in Syria could come to an end much more quickly if the US would pressure its allies to stop aiding extremist groups: Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo.

2015.05.01.

Increase in the number of ordinations in US

595 men expected to be ordained to the priesthood in 2015, an increase of 24.7% on last year’s figure of 477, according to US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

2015.04.10.

Hollywood star appointed ambassador for St Pio

"Padre Pio is one of the most acclaimed saints of the Holy Church and he himself served in the Italian Military Forces for a short period of time" - actor Joe Mantegna.

2015.02.19.
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