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Why we shouldn’t look to bishops to fix everything

How are we to get past the apparent denial by Irish bishops that the Irish Church is in deep crisis - to address the problem?

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Howth Parish Reform and Renewal Group Event

THE SEARCH TO KNOW GOD Howth Parish Reform and Renewal Group will host a session on Monday April 3rd, at 8.00pm titled “Introductory Thoughts on the Variety of Religious Faiths – the Search to Know God”.  This talk in St Columbanus Hall, Howth Village,  will be given by  Fr Gerry Tanham , who will  speak...

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Irish bishops need to be ‘goalkeepers’ – Pope Francis

The Pope wants Irish bishops to meet people 'where they are', 'ready to take shots from any direction' - according to an Irish Times report.

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Minutes of Recent ACI North Wicklow Meetings

Minutes of ACI North Wicklow Meeting Held 26th October 2016 Theme: Being a Catholic Today Welcome Cup of tea. Opening Reflection Sursum Corda-Lift up your hearts. Kahlil Gibran,poet “ I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that...

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Irish bishops divided over married clergy?

Irish bishops can't agree to propose ending the ban on a married clergy to Pope Francis, according to the Irish Catholic.

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Press Release: Catholic Church Reform International

"It is incumbent on us, the People of God, to speak up, to make our support for women priests and for married priests known ........

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Wijngaards Institute: the case for rethinking Humanae Vitae

The case for revising Humanae Vitae, well in time for the 50th anniversary of the 1968 encyclical.

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The Wijngaards Institute for Research & Mary McAleese

Introducing the Wijngaards Institute for Research - with a short contribution from Mary McAleese.

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Dominican Course in Spirituality 2016-2018

Adult Education Course in Spirituality - beginning Sep 29th 2016 - a two year course - at the Lumen Dominican Centre, Sion Hill, Dublin.

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New Vatican dicastery urged to support lay-led initiatives

The international Catholic reform group CCRI has urged the head of Rome's new department for Laity to support lay-led initiatives inspired by Pope Francis.

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