Category: News

WAC Ireland petition to Pope Francis re LGBTQI

We Are Church (Ireland) protest Catechism wording on the LGBTQI community - and petition Pope Francis to change it.

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Thomas Reese SJ: Pro-Life Cause needs a new Strategy

In the wake of the Irish abortion referendum Thomas Reese SJ argues for a change of strategy for the pro-life cause.

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What About Me? – Dr Sharon Tighe-Mooney to speak in Howth

Dr Sharon Tighe-Mooney to speak in Howth, on Monday 14th May, against the exclusion of women from the Catholic priesthood.

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Irish Primate calls for review of Catholic sex education

Archbishop Eamon Martin has called for a review of sex education in Irish Catholic schools, including provision for issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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What About Me? Women and the Catholic Church

Why exactly are women banned from the Catholic priesthood, and therefore from exercising authority within it? Sharon Tighe-Mooney finds the case seriously wanting.

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PRESS RELEASE – ‘Future Families: Challenges for Faith and Society’

14th April, 2018 - All are invited to discuss the challenges to the varying configurations of family today - and the role of faith in meeting those.

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‘We want an Authentic Church’ – Young People to Church Leaders

Church leaders should be 'transparent, welcoming, honest, inviting, communicative, accessible, joyful and interactive' according to a conference of young people in Rome.

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‘Will you cry out?’ – Pope Francis to the Young

'You have it in you to shout!' said the pope - the day following major youth demonstrations against gun violence and gun fetishism in all major US cities.

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Pope to visit Dublin in August 2018

What will Pope Francis be saying to a vastly changed Ireland in August 2018?

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Wexford priest to ban non-Mass-goers from Confirmation?

A Wexford priest, Fr Patrick Banville, has declared that "for Confirmation families, participation in Sunday Eucharist is not optional, it’s absolutely essential”

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