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Bishop Brendan Leahy announces appointment of new director of Veritas

Bishop Brendan Leahy, President of Veritas, has announced the appointment of Mr Aidan Chester as the new director of Veritas, Ireland’s leading religious publisher and retailer. Bishop Leahy said, “As President of Veritas, I am delighted [...]

Martin Bashir appointed BBC’s Religious Affairs Correspondent

The BBC has announced that award-winning journalist Martin Bashir (53) has been appointed as the new BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent. Martin Bashir will be returning to the BBC having previously worked as a correspondent for [...]

Bishops Abernethy and Treanor welcome North Belfast agreement

The Church of Ireland Bishop of Connor and the Roman Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor have welcomed news that an agreement has been reached to end the Ardoyne parade dispute. In a joint statement [...]

Diocese of Down and Connor’s Faith and Life Convention concludes in Belfast

The third annual Faith and Life Convention concluded in the Diocese of Down and Connor on Saturday 25 September. The convention took place in Our Lady and Saint Patrick’s College, Knock, Belfast where more than 500 [...]

Diocese of Elphin celebrates Mercy Day 2016

Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin Diocese, has today invited everybody involved in education throughout the diocese to celebrate God’s mercy. A prayer service has been prepared and sent to all primary and post-primary schools. [...]

Navan Parish to celebrate care givers as part of Jubilee of Mercy

A gathering for the many people who provide care to people in the local community will be held in Saint Mary’s Church, Navan on Saturday 24 September at 3.00pm. The Parish Pastoral Council have organised this ceremony to mark [...]

Pope Francis: Vanity is osteoporosis of the soul

During his homily during the daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis spoke about vanity, which “masks” life, making it look like something it is not. The Gospel of the day describes King [...]

Statute for Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications published

The Statute for the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications was published today, saying its aim was "to respond to the current media reality, characterized by the presence and development of digital media and their increasing social interaction."

New Bishop of Killaloe chooses his personal Coat of Arms and Motto

The episcopal ordination of Father Fintan Monahan as Bishop of Killaoe, will take place on Sunday 25 September in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Ennis, Co Clare. In preparation for his episcopal ordination, Bishop-Elect [...]

Annual Novena in honour of Mary, Untier of Knots to take place in Kilmore Diocese

The third annual Novena to Mary, Untier of Knots, will take place from Monday 26 September to Tuesday 4 October 2016 in the Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan Town, in the Diocese of [...]