The title “Monsignor” is an honorific form of address granted by the Pope, upon recommendation by his Bishop, to a diocesan priest who has rendered valuable service to the local church or who has provided a specific and specialised function in church governance.
Following the approval of the final document on the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, journalists heard from Cardinal Michael Czerny SJ, and Bishop David De Aguirre Guinea, OP, in the Holy See Press Office.
“All acts of violence and intimidation against people and property ultimately weakens society and demean us all.” – Monsignor Liam Kelly
Welcome towards friend and stranger is at the heart of our Christian faith.
The Vatican Secret Archives will now be known as the Vatican Apostolic Archives.
“Migrant smuggling and human trafficking feeds on the desperation of vulnerable people, many of whom are fleeing from violence or economic uncertainty” – Archbishop Eamon Martin
This evening the Oblate Fathers on Tyrconnell Road in Inchicore, Dublin, will host a tribute evening to honour the late Father Paul Byrne OMI.
Coinciding with the final days of the Synod for the Amazon, and a few days ahead of the fourth anniversary of “Laudato sí”, a new book has been issued, which gathers together writings and discourses from Pope Francis on the environment.
Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killaloe has called for prayers for Molex staff and their families following the announcement that they are to close their Irish subsidiary in Shannon with the loss of 500 jobs. Bishop Monahan said, “Like many others I was greatly concerned to hear the news of the phased closure of the Irish [...]
This is a tragic day for the unborn children who will now never bless our world with their unique and precious lives. It is also a sad day for our local democracy. - Bishops
Pope Francis celebrates Mass on World Mission Sunday. In his homily, he challenged us to reflect on the meaning of our mission.