Category: News

ACI Carlow Host Talk By Fr. Gerry O’Hanlon SJ

ACI Carlow will host a talk by Fr. Gerry O'Hanlon SJ on Tuesday 19th February 2019 in the Parish Centre, Leighlinbridge.

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Archbishop Eamon Martin asks for feedback on child safeguarding

Archbishop Eamon Martin asks for fast feedback on six questions - to help prepare him for the Feb 21-24, 2019 Rome Summit on clerical abuse.

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The Abuse Summit will Fail: Thomas Reese

Thomas Reese SJ gives five reasons for thinking the February Vatican summit of bishops on the handling of abuse will fail to meet expectations.

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Feb 2019 Abuse Summit: ‘The end of the road for many’ – Marie Collins

Critical of the planning for the Feb 21-24 summit of church primates on abuse in Rome, Marie Collins calls it a 'last chance' for the Vatican.

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Gerry O’Hanlon SJ to speak on Synodality in Armagh

'Synodality' - for many the future shape of the Church - to be unpacked in Armagh on 19th January, 2019 - by Fr Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

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German Church to abandon mandatory celibacy?

Against a background of deep division among bishops, Cardinal Reinhard Marx forecasts turmoil over 'tradition' in 2019.

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Pope Francis calls US bishops to change of mindset

'A Living Fabric has Come Undone...' "In recent years, the Church in the United States has been shaken by various scandals that have gravely affected its credibility..."

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WAC_I Event: Marie Collins, 14th January 2019

Marie Collins speaking on 'How Pope Francis and the heads of Bishops’ conferences might tackle the clerical abuse scandal'

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Note to newspaper editors: Change ‘church’ to ‘hierarchy’: Thomas Reese

It was not 'the Catholic Church' that failed to protect children from clerical predators, writes Thomas Reese SJ. It was Catholic bishops and superiors.

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ACP Letter to Irish Bishops calls for a National Assembly to discuss Church Reform and Renewal

Dear Bishops, We write in the aftermath of the visit of Pope Francis. It was a strange few days. On the one hand, the palpable delight of so many in the visit of Pope Francis and the lift it has given to the Irish Church. On the other, a sinking feeling that the visit and...

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