Category: News

‘Betrayal by Silence’: Howth R&R Group, Nov 25th 2019

Dr Tony O'Dwyer sees 'transparency and integrity' as the only viable future for the Irish Catholic Church - for discussion in Howth Nov 19th, 2019.

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Mary McAleese responds to criticism

Under challenge, Mary McAleese insists she used John Paul II passage 'by analogy', to illustrate male dominance of the church.

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Mary McAleese challenged on ‘misogyny’ of Pope St John Paul II

Mary McAleese got it wrong in her selection of quotations to illustrate the 'misogyny' of Pope St John Paul II - according to Irish Jesuit Kevin O'Higgins.

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Christian Mindfulness: A Reminder

Irish Bishops argue for, and outline, a 'Christian Mindfulness' but warn against the merely secular variety.

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Amazon: Bishops vote for married priests

Pope Francis must now decide on request from Amazonia for married priests for remote areas. This decision could change the Catholic church everywhere.

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Climate Change AND the Church OR Climate Change IN the Church

Fr Sean McDonagh and Sr Dympna Mallon SMA - to speak to Armagh Peace and Justice Commission, in the O Fiaich Library, Moy Road, Armagh, Sat 9th Nov, 2019

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Lumen Gentium 37: Meeting with Bishops D McKeown and A Cullinan – 1st Oct 2019

Report of brief preliminary meeting of ACI delegation with Bishops D McKeown of Derry and A Cullinan of Waterford and Lismore at Maynooth, 1st Oct 2019

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Cardinal Newman influenced anti-Nazi martyrs

To be canonised in Rome on Sunday October 13th, Cardinal John Henry Newman also influenced anti-Nazi martyrs celebrated in post World War II Germany.

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German Hierarchy Seek Own ‘Synodal Way’

Canon Law boundaries are making German bishops restless and impatient in 2019, following outrage over clerical abuse revelations.

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ACI calls Irish Bishops to Honour Lumen Gentium #37 at October 2019 Conference

With the priestly manpower crisis building in Ireland, Irish Bishops need to attend to Article 37 of Lumen Gentium when they meet on October 1st, 2019

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