Category: News

ACI North Wicklow Meeting 11th Feb

Parish reinvigoration and the prospect of a lively, family-centred Eucharist, were top of the agenda - with the upcoming Family Synod.

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Bishop accountability tops agenda for Pope’s child abuse commission

There appears to be unanimity on the principle of automatic ‘consequences’ for Catholic bishops who fail to protect children, among members of the Commission advising Pope Francis on the prevention of clerical sexual abuse of children. Ireland’s abuse survivor member of the commission, Marie Collins, was especially forthright at the first meeting of the full...

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ACI meets with Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin

At a recent ACI-organised meeting in Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, ACI representatives from the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin and adjacent dioceses met with Bishop Denis Nulty.

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View our new ‘Ongoing’ page!

To learn what the ACI Steering Group is discussing, deciding and planning, see our new Ongoing page, at About Us above.

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CCRI challenge to Family Synod Questionnaire

'Catholic Church Reform International' has expressed strong support for Pope Francis, but challenged the Questionnaire for the Family Synod in October.

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Minutes: ACI North Wicklow Branch – Wed 14th Jan 2015

North Wicklow ACI discusses the forthcoming Synod on the Family and The Meaning of Marriage - a statement by the Irish Bishops.

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The church is more than just the pope

Thomas Reese SJ urges Catholic lay people everywhere to use the window of opportunity offered by the present papacy to end their passive role in the church.

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Elizabeth Johnson, Theologian, to speak on Evolution in Maynooth

Sister Elizabeth Johnson, Professor of Theology at the Jesuit Fordham university in the US, is to speak in Maynooth on March 12th, 2015 on the theme of her latest book: Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love ~ Probing the Doctrine of Creation and our Ecological Vocation..

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Milltown Institute Spring 2015 Lectures on Vatican II

“This series of Public Lectures brings together a number of members of Faculty who have taught for many years at the Institute, shaping, in the process, the ‘colour’ of the contributions that the disciplines of Philosophy and Theology at Milltown have given to its contribution to discussion and debate since Vatican Two. These lecturers will speak to questions...

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ACI North-East holds first meeting at Shalom House, Belfast – 6th Dec, 2014 (Recorded)

The meeting room at Shalom House, Belfast was filled by over forty people on Saturday Dec 6th, 2014 – to hear Kevin Egan argue that lay people are probably best placed to begin the critical thinking necessary for the recovery of the church. People had travelled early on a fairly miserable day from as far...

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