Peace is a challenge that demands to be taken up ever anew – a challenge that entails a conversion of heart and soul. - Pope Francis
200th anniversary of Silent Night to be celebrated
The Irish chaplaincy is an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, and is partly supported by grants from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Archbishop Eamon Martin published a short video from the decimated town of Batnaya on the Nineveh Plains of northern Iraq.
The event was organised under the auspices of the Armagh Cathedrals Partnership.
The Office for Liturgical Celebrations issues details of the Pope's Christmas schedule.
The Nativity scene and the Christmas tree will remain on display until the feast of the Baptism of Jesus, January 13, 2019, that marks the end of the Christmas season.
The Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann, Mr Seán Ó'FearghaÍl TD, presented Brother Kevin with the award.
The amalgamation now leaves the total number of parishes in the Archdiocese of Dublin at 197 with further mergers expected next year.
Bishops commend Trócaire for the care and assistance it provides to people living in poverty and conflict.