Category: News

Marie Collins insists Pope Francis received Chilean victim’s letter in 2015

Pope Francis did receive victim testimony on the complicity of Chilean Bishop Barros in sexual abuse, in 2015 - according to Marie Collins.

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‘Let lay people run parishes’ – US priests’ call to bishops

NCR reports that declining numbers of priests have prompted US Catholic clergy to call upon bishops to let lay people lead parishes.

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Cardinal O’Malley on Pope Francis in Chile – ‘Great Pain’

Cardinal Sean O'Malley, advisor to the pope on clerical sexual abuse, appears to question Pope Francis's judgement.

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ACI supports WACI call for Pope Francis to meet with Marie Collins

ACI supports We are Church Ireland in calling for Pope Francis to meet with Marie Collins on his visit to Ireland this year.

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Most Irish Catholic diocesan websites fail on ‘financial transparency’: WACI

Colm Holmes of We Are Church Ireland reports that almost two thirds of Irish Catholic diocesan websites post no data about diocesan finances. 

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Dublin priest calls for exorcists in all Irish dioceses

Fr Pat Collins says he is receiving a growing volume of calls from people who "feel oppressed by evil spirits" or think some place is 'haunted' .

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WAC January Meeting: “Difference, Division and Acceptance of Diversity”: Fr Gabriel Daly OSA

Mercy Centre International, 64A Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2 Monday 15th of January 2018 7.30pm to 9.00pm (CUPPA & CHAT from 7.00pm)

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‘Public Theology’ Course – Drumalis, Larne, 2018

For Johnston McMaster of the ISE it's time 'to take seriously faith and ethics as applied to public questions'. Course starts Drumalis, Larne, Jan 21st, 2018.

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Dublin Carol Service for LGBT Community

Dublin's LGBT Community invites all to 19th annual Carol Service on December 9th, 2017.

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Irish Church Schools: Have they Failed?

Patsy McGarry faults church schools for the irresponsibility of Ireland's commercial elites - but can morality be taught in schools if adults are not engaged by clergy?

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