Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, President of the European Bishops Conferences (COMECE), urges leaders of EU institutions to take a joint stand at the upcoming UN COP26 Climate Conference towards reducing the effects of the climate emergency.
In response to requests from bishops around the world, the Apostolic Penitentiary is once again extending opportunities to gain indulgences for the benefit of the faithful departed.
“COP26 will provide an opportunity, in a public way, to renew our care for God’s creation which is an integral part of our Christian vocation.” – Bishop Martin Hayes
Bishop Cullinan also thanked all the vocations directors for their work, as well as the staff of the National Vocations Office.
Ennis cathedral now becomes the first in Ireland to provide this option for internment.
The highlight of the liturgical celebrations of Pope Francis in the month of November is the World Day of the Poor, instituted by Pope Francis five years ago.
‘Blessing of the Roads’ ceremony to take place in the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Ennis
Father Norman Davitt SVD, who celebrated his 100th birthday on 29 March, died on Saturday 16 October in Donamon, Co Roscommon, after 80 years in religious life.
World Mission Sunday, and the mission month of October, calls on every person, in every parish, in every corner of the world to stand together to share what they can, no matter how little. - Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly