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Bishop Denis Brennan joins Santa Marta Group conference promoting struggle against human trafficking

'People were created to be loved … things were created to be used … when we love things and use people we all lose.'

Global Catholic Climate Movement gather in Ireland to bring Laudato Si’ to life

Tomás Insua, CEO of GCCM, said ‘Catholics everywhere have a key role to play in bringing about positive change, particularly in response to Pope Francis call for an “ecological conversion”.'

‘From strong families comes a strong society’ – Bishop Denis Nulty blesses engaged couple at Shrine of Saint Valentine

On Tuesday 13 February, at the Shrine of Saint Valentine in Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Church, Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, blessed engaged couple Anna Keegan from Glenageary in [...]

Trócaire Lenten Campaign to support two million people in 2018

Featured on this year’s Trócaire box is seven-year-old Kumba, from Sierra Leone. This week marks the six month anniversary of the devastating mudslide that destroyed her home and killed over 1,000 people in the area of Freetown where she lives.

Archdiocese of Dublin host conference to mark 26th annual World Day of the Sick

The 26th annual World Day of the Sick takes place this Sunday 11 February, on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. To mark the Day, a special conference will be held in Saint Agnes’ [...]

‘Be missionaries for the cause of life’ – Bishop Brendan Leahy

‘I invite you to be missionaries for the cause of life. It is a noble cause to uphold the sacredness of human life.’

Papal Nuncio recognises 564 students from Derry with Pope John Paul II Awards

While in Derry, Archbishop Okolo celebrated Mass in Saint Columba's Long Tower Church, and afterwards joined Bishop McKeown in visiting the garden of reflection dedicated to the late Bishop Edward Daly.

Bishop Fintan Monahan encourages people to ‘Choose Life’

In an interview in the latest issue of the Clare Champion, Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, described Government plans to allow unrestricted abortion up to twelve weeks as ‘truly appalling’. Bishop Monahan said that [...]

‘Christian prayer for unity is a humble but faithful sharing in the prayer of Jesus’ – Father Kieran McDermott

This year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity took place from Thursday 18 January until Thursday 25 January last. The theme of this year’s Week is ‘That all may be free’, drawing inspiration from the [...]

Pope Francis asks Christians to be open to God’s saving message

"We need to be constantly open to, and challenged by, that word, in our lives as individuals and in our life as a Church." – Pope Francis