In his first Apostolic Journey following his visit to the ninth World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Pope Francis will visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in September.
Intercom editor, Father Chris Hayden, speaks with Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Dublin-born Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, ahead of the upcoming World Meeting of Families.
Pope Francis has announced that Blessed Paul VI will be proclaimed a saint on Sunday, October 14th in the Vatican.
The commemorative stamps and the first day cover can be purchased on 26 July on www.irishstamps.ie.
Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, has offered prayerful support for the young people trapped in the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand, as well as for their friends and families and all those involved in the rescue operation. Archbishop Martin tweeted his support on Monday 9 July saying, ‘“Out of the depths I cry [...]
Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, has warned of the effects of increasing energy costs on vulnerable families. Bishop Nulty was speaking to the Sunday Independent ahead of energy price increases which will come into effect in the coming weeks. Bishop Nulty said, ‘This is a very real issue. The huge poverty in [...]
The World Meeting of Families 2018 has today announced that all 500,000 tickets for its Closing Mass in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, on Sunday 26 August, are now booked out.
Dr Ruffio will be the first lay person to be appointed as head of a dicastery of the Roman Curia.
‘The Church owes a great debt of gratitude to this great tradition’ – Archbishop Martin at Columban centenary celebrations
Centenary celebrations of the Missionary Society of Saint Columban will continue until the Feast of Saint Columban, 23 November 2018.
Pope Francis has released his video message accompanying his monthly prayer intention for June, which this month is for ‘priests and their pastoral ministry'.