Monthly Archives: December 2019


Pope Francis thanks Italian dioceses for gift of Christmas tree and crib

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Italian dioceses of Trento, Padua and Vittorio Veneto and thanked them for the gift of the Christmas tree and nativity scene to the Vatican this year.

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Northern Bishops call on politicians to serve the common good

The Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland have issued a statement ahead of the Westminster General Election, urging voters to take the opportunity 'on the doorsteps' to encourage all politicians to return to the Stormont Assembly as soon as possible. The statement was issued in the names of Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh and Apostolic Administrator [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:35:36+00:0006/12/2019|

Bishop Larry Duffy to re-dedicate Saint Mary’s Church, Castleblayney

On Sunday next, 8 December 2019, Saint Mary’s Church, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan (Parish of Muckno), will be solemnly re-dedicated by the Bishop of Clogher, Bishop Larry Duffy, following extensive renovation works and re-ordering, at a cost of €2.1m. This will be the first re-dedication liturgy to be presided over by Bishop Duffy since his appointment [...]

By |2019-12-02T17:16:27+00:0002/12/2019|