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200 pilgrims undertake Derry Diocese Cursillo Walk to Knock Shrine

The intention of the Cursillo Walk is to pray for peace in our hearts, in our homes, in our country and in the world.

Bishop Éamonn Walsh expresses concern over alcohol’s grip on Irish society

Irish society requires a public debate to discuss how and why alcohol has maintained such an influence on our culture, including an objective analysis of its effect.

Pope Francis’ Instagram account exceeds 4 million followers

The aim of the papal Instagram account is to tell the story of the Pontificate of Pope Francis through images.

Irish Jesuits invite pilgrims to Knock Shrine for week of Ignatian Spirituality

The annual ‘Jesuit Week’ will take place at Knock Shrine this year from Monday 24 July to Monday 31 July, the feast day of Saint Ignatius Loyola.

Galway diocese to celebrate ordination of Declan Lohan next Sunday

This is the first time that an ordination has taken place in the parish of Oranmore.

New website and logo for Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family, Life

Online at www.laityfamilylife.va, the new site offers news about the Dicastery’s activities, as well as social updates and videos.

Bishop Denis Nulty leads inaugrual Kildare and Leighlin diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes

You can follow the Kildare and Leighlin pilgrimage on  www.kandle.ie and on Twitter @kandlei.

Pope urges governments to take the lead in caring for creation

Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Sì' is being used as a focal point of discussion and reference regarding environmental, ethical and management issues pertaining to big cities.

Cardinal Schönborn joins Irish faithful in celebration of 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna and editorial secretary for the Catechism, will celebrate Mass this evening at 3.00pm in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Cork City.

Cardinal Schönborn addresses ‘Let’s Talk Family; Let’s Be Family’ conference today at MIC Limerick

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna will give a public address today on Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) as part of the ‘Amoris: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family!’ conference [...]