Category: Articles

Blogger Gladys Ganiel talks to Martin Murray, ACI Steering Group [14th July]

“There may well be more laity on the shop floor or behind the reception desk, but the manager’s office out back, or the boardroom upstairs is still out of bounds, other than to receive the latest clerical directive” Martin Murray told Gladys Ganiel recently. Gladys Ganiel, a lecturer in Conflict Resolution at the Irish School of...

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Questions from a Ewe: where are we going as a Church? [1st July]

“Test everything; retain what is good.” (1 Thes 5:21) A laywoman expresses concerns about issues in the Roman Catholic Church to foster positive dialogue by posing and exploring questions. Please remember that Canon Law says it is not only a right but a duty to question the church. Also, Canon Law provides an over-riding power...

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Caller to RTÉ’s Liveline told by Dublin Archdiocese that having two Godmothers is “breaking the law.” [14th June]

A caller to RTÉ’s Liveline radio show on Thursday 13th June, told of how a representative of Dublin Archdiocese will not allow her daughter to have two Godmothers at her upcoming baptism. The upset caller told Joe Duffy of how a staff member at Archbishop’s House said that having two Godmothers was against “the law”...

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‘Who Would Have Thought it Possible?’: Vatican II from the perspective of Yves Congar [11th May]

After being silenced as a theologian for many years, Yves Congar OP was summoned to be an expert at Vatican II, and played an important part in shaping many of the conciliar documents.

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Articles on Reform and Renewal [25th April]

We are currently looking for interesting articles to upload here. If you have perhaps come across an article on the theme of Church reform and renewal that you found interesting or inspirational please forward it to us on aci.ireland@yahoo.com.

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