Following their Summer General Meeting, the Irish Catholic Bishops thanked the public for its continued generosity to Trócaire which works in support of people affected by poverty, conflict and injustice worldwide. Bishops noted that Trócaire’s support brought positive change to the lives of 2.7 million people in 25 countries over the course of the last [...]
The organisers of this year's extended Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage Season have today made an appeal for priests to assist them with Confessions and the celebration of Mass during the month of July. Organisers aim to have two priests on the summit on any given day. Any priest making the pilgrimage will have accommodation and breakfast [...]
Pope Francis thanks Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Bishop Denis Nulty thanks priests for their commitment during the Covid-19 pandemic as he announces diocesan appointments for 2021
"Together we must carry one another and become less consumed by our individual parishes." - Bishop Nulty
Addressing the faithful gathered for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Francis tells the story of these two Apostoles and of how just like with them, Jesus neither judges nor humiliates us when we face fear.
Bishops welcomed commitments made by the G7 group of nations to make large quantities of COVID-19 vaccines available to developing countries.
Anthony Blinken, US Secretary of State is received in private audience by Pope Francis.
The annual Reek Sunday Pilgrimage on Croagh Patrick, which was cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be going ahead this year albeit in a much extended format from Wednesday to Saturday, 1- 31 July. Pilgrims are asked to plan their climb well in advance, and to choose a weekday when Croagh Patrick [...]
Following their Summer General Meeting, Irish Bishops have urged Government to address the outstanding repatriation issue effecting Irish prisoners overseas.
Bishop Denis Nulty welcomes Pope Francis’ Message for the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
“I encourage parishes to ensure that their local nursing care home is included in this special celebration on 25 July next” – Bishop Denis Nulty