Category: News

Pope Francis updates Catechism to say capital punishment ‘inadmissable’: NCR

NCR reports that Pope Francis has updated the Catholic Catechism to say that capital punishment is inadmissable in light of the dignity of the human person.

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Future of Irish Parish – Conference in Thurles, Aug 28, 29 2018

Thurles conference to prove that 'the parish is not an outdated institution'.

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Only ‘church-approved organisations’ allowed to exhibit at WMOF

We Are Church - Ireland accuses WMOF organisers of shutting out groups advocating on behalf of women and the LGBTI community.

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‘Humanae Vitae’s Ban on Contraception causes Suffering’ – NCR

Jamie Manson argues that the continuing impact of Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical on some of the world's poorest women should not be forgotten this year.

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin – ‘Crisis of Youth Alienation’

'A crisis of growing alienation between young people and the church' - but are Irish young people truly distancing themselves from Jesus too?

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‘Drop the idea of living in Christendom’ – Cardinal Farrell

Cardinal Farrell stresses the need to 'educate consciences' to live the faith courageously in a Western cultural setting that is now hostile.

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ICRN Conference Supports Pope Francis, June 16 2018

Meeting in Slovakia, this international church reform movement drew inspiration from the Slovakian Catholic underground church.

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‘The Church’s mission is not to compel the unwilling …’ – Bishop Leo O’Reilly of Kilmore

"The Church’s mission is not to compel the unwilling, but to invite the willing." Bishop Leo O'Reilly of Kilmore - at Knock, June 17th 2018

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Armagh Peace & Justice Commission – Meeting Sat 7th July

Armagh Justice and Peace Commission to host a conversation on the recent Referendum and upcoming WMOF - Sat July 7, Carrickdale Hotel Dundalk.

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Irish Bishops to establish ‘Council for Life’

In the wake of the Irish referendum on May 25th the Irish Bishops have responded with a plan for a new 'Council for Life'.

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