On 27 January 2020, he was appointed Bishop of Achonry by His Holiness, Pope Francis.
Today, Friday 28 August 2020, the Feast of Saint Augustine, Callum Douglas Young and Juan Jesus Gonzales Borrallo were ordained as Deacons in Saint Patrick's Cathedral by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh.
Trócaire was delighted with the volume and the quality of the response to this year’s theme.
Members of the faithful can begin attending the weekly Wednesday General Audience with Pope Francis in September.
Parish Resources for the Season of Creation are now available to download.
Pope Francis focused his weekly General Audience on the importance of equality and mutual respect, in order to reflect God's love for us and for Creation during this time of trial caused by the pandemic.
"I thank all the priests of the diocese, and our deacon, for their generous service to the people of God, especially during these last few months." - Bishop Duffy
Despite the way some may dismiss priesthood today, nevertheless, it is a great time to be a priest, an exciting and challenging time. - Archbishop Michael Neary
Let us pray for these, our brothers and sisters, and let us sustain them with our prayer and solidarity, even those who today are persecuted - and there are many - because of their faith and religion. - Pope Francis
Following the Presidential election in Belarus held on 9 August 2020, thousands of protesters took to the streets to reject the election results as manipulated, leading to violent clashes with the country’s security forces.