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Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly leads ‘Miles for Mission’ walk in Phoenix Park this Saturday

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, will lead this year’s ‘Miles for Missions’, which takes place this Saturday 14 October beginning at 10.00am in Phoenix Park, Dublin. The Miles for Missions walk [...]

Pope Francis reaches 40 million followers on Twitter

'40 million followers means 40 million people, 40 million hearts, minds, and passions. It is a world, a relationship, a community.' – Msgr Viganò, Prefect of the Secretariat for Communication

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes new stamp marking Fatima centenary

Tomorrow, 12 October, Ireland’s national postal service An Post will issue a new stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and [...]

Mass and exhibition marking the work of missionaries to take place in Maynooth this Sunday

A special Mass for returning missionaries and their benefactors will take place this Sunday at 2.00pm in Saint Joseph’s Oratory at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

Bishops criticise ‘glamourising’ of alcohol

The experience of the IBDI at parish level is that alcohol continues to hold a tight grip on our national character. 

Pope Francis meets with migrants in Bologna, Italy

"In you, as in every stranger who knocks at our door, I see Jesus Christ, who identifies himself with the stranger of every age and condition, accepted or rejected” - Pope Francis

Radio an antidote to fake news – Prefect of Vatican’s Secretariat of Communications

Radio involves an extraordinary narrative immediacy that has a fundamental value.

Pope Francis sends message to Council of European Bishops’ Conferences

Archbishop Eamon Martin joined other Church leaders to discuss the pastoral care of young people, ahead of next autumn’s Synod of Bishops.

Latest issue of Intercom celebrates Mission Month of October

The October issue of Intercom, a Catholic pastoral and liturgical resource magazine, is out now. The new issue has a special focus on mission, looking ahead to World Mission Sunday, which will be celebrated on [...]

Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees the focus of European gathering in Rome

Bishop Raymond Field and Father Willie Purcell represented the Council for Immigrants of Irish Bishops' Conference at the meeting.