Bishop of Dromore launches report on religious persecution
The report is “imbued with a love and concern for the entire human family” – Bishop John McAreavey.
Tipperary hurler urges people to support Trócaire this Christmas
Donations to the organisation’s Christmas appeal will fund development and humanitarian projects throughout the developing world.
Irish bishops express solidarity with persecuted Christians
Lasting peace and security can only be achieved in the context of a renewed international commitment to solidarity, human rights and respect for diversity.
Presentation Brothers’ ‘Monday at the Monastery’ talks a big hit
The Presentation Brothers are really trying to re-engage with their mission, which is to form Christ in the young, and the way that they do that is through youth ministry and evangelisation.
Vatican safeguarding commission launches new website
www.protectionofminors.va provides resources across four categories: ‘Healing and Care’, ‘Guidelines’, ‘Education’, and the ‘Day of Prayer ’.
Live animal crib gets makeover
“The Crib reminds us of the simplicity of the Christmas message and represents a small piece of the countryside in the heart of Dublin’s vibrant bustling streets” – Brendan Carr, Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Primate outlines vision for parishes and dioceses of the future
“It will be impossible for us to hold on to the ways we lived parish in the past. The parishes of tomorrow will be ‘communities of intentional disciples’ sustained by committed and formed lay people.”
Two Syrian Orthodox prelates denied entry to Britain
It is “unbelievable that these persecuted Christians who come from the cradle of Christianity are being told there is no room at the inn, when the UK is offering a welcome to Islamists who persecute Christians.”
Bishop seeks to establish permanent diaconate and parish catechists in Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois
“By virtue of our baptismal vocation we are all called to serve in our Church and to utilise our gifts” – Bishop Francis Duffy.
A martyr for America
Fr Rother was warned his name was on a death list, but he asked his bishop for permission to return to Guatemala.
Oireachtas honours Mayo missionary
Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD will present the Oireachtas Human Dignity Award to Gena Heraty of Viatores Christi on Thursday 8 December.
Private sector tenants need protection, says SVP
The high cost of rent is a factor preventing many households from being able to afford a minimum essential standard of living
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