Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, the Vatican's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, has addressed a conference coinciding with the celebration of the UN's International Day of Families, today, Wednesday 15 May. The Holy See is calling for the promotion of the family as the “fundamental and basic unit of all [...]
Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath, has announced the clerical changes in the diocese for 2019. Bishop Deenihan has appointed Father Joe Gallagher, PP, Tullamore, as Vicar General. Father Gallagher will join Father Declan Hurley, PP, Navan, who is also a Vicar General of the Diocese. The Vicar General assists the Bishop in the Governance [...]
"We believe this to be a fresh window of opportunity, born of tragedy, but nestling in hope for a future that now requires courageous and compassionate leadership."
"Our programme will prepare candidates to become theologically educated, ethically informed, spiritually motivated, and professionally competent Healthcare Chaplains." - Dr Aoife McGrath
We need a Church fit for purpose in bringing Good News to those in need of mercy and healing. – Bishop Donal McKeown
The People of God exist only to seek out the lost and to offer them love and healing in Jesus’ name.
Attack on church in Burkina Faso leaves six people dead including a priest.
The priest should be "close to God in prayer". - Pope Francis
Bishop Dermot Farrell of Ossory has said that the Good Friday Agreement allows a generation to never witness the horrors of violence but instead to reap the benefits of peace. He was speaking at this year's State Commemoration Ceremonies in Arbour Hill on Wednesday 8 May. In his homily Bishop Farrell referred to the heroes [...]
Pope’s letter “extremely important in the path of purification in the Church” – Archbishop Eamon Martin
Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has issued a statement praising the Pope's apostolic letter dealing with sexual abuse in the global Church.
The 2019 World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be celebrated this Sunday, 12 May.