Archive | News archive 2004

Catholic Primate reopens Garvaghy Road Parish church. Archbishop Brady calls on politicians to grasp current opportunities

PRESS RELEASE 28TH NOVEMBER 2004 CATHOLIC PRIMATE REOPENS GARVAGHY ROAD PARISH CHURCH Archbishop Brady calls on politicians to grasp current opportunities. EXTRACT OF HOMILY GIVEN BY MOST REV SEÁN BRADY, ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH, AT MASS FOR THE RE-OPENING OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH, GARVAGHY ROAD, PARISH OF DRUMCREE, PORTADOWN, 3.00 pm, SUNDAY 28th NOVEMBER […]

Statement of Most Rev Willie Walsh Bishop of Killaloe on the death of Fr John Hannon

PRESS RELEASE 25TH NOVEMBER 2004 STATEMENT OF MOST REV WILLIE WALSH BISHOP OF KILLALOE ON THE DEATH OF FR JOHN HANNON IN KENYA “Fr Hannon’s death is a reminder to all of us of the extraordinary commitmentand faith of all our Irish missionaries throughout the world” – Bishop Walsh Like many people, I am shocked […]

Address By Bishop Donal Murray to Dublin Chapter of Legatus in Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. “The love of God is what gives life its taste” – Bishop Murray

PRESS RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 7.30PM ON 23RD NOVEMBER 2004 Bishop Donal Murray addresses Dublin Chapter of Legatus in Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin “The love of God is what gives life its taste” – Bishop Murray Most Rev Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick addressed the Dublin Chapter of Legatus in the Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin earlier […]

75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and the Holy See

PRESS RELEASE 12TH NOVEMBER 2004 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN IRELAND AND THE HOLY SEE  This year marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and the Holy See.  To commemorate this event the Pontifical Irish College, Rome is today hosting a seminar entitled “Ireland and the […]

Archbishop Dermot Clifford publishes guidelines to support all those involved in the celebration of the funeral liturgy

PRESS RELEASE 11TH NOVEMBER 2004 ARCHBISHOP DERMOT CLIFFORD PUBLISHES GUIDELINES TO SUPPORT ALL THOSE INVOLVED IN THE CELEBRATION OF THE FUNERAL LITURGY  The Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, Dr Dermot Clifford, today published guidelines for celebrating the funeral liturgy. Archbishop Clifford said, “These guidelines will help us maintain the essential religious nature of our funeral […]

Primate of All Ireland, Archbishop Seán Brady attends meeting of Northern Ireland Policing Board in Armagh

PRESS RELEASE 4TH NOVEMBER 2004 PRIMATE OF ALL IRELAND ARCHBISHOP SEÀN BRADY ATTENDS MEETING OF NORTHERN IRELAND POLICING BOARD IN ARMAGH “There can be no peace without justice and no justice without aneffective and accountable system of law and order” – Archbishop Seán Brady Following an invitation to Church leaders, Catholic Primate Archbishop Seán Brady […]

Address by Cardinal Cahal B. Daly at the launch of “Yves Congar’s vision of the church in a world of unbelief”

PRESS RELEASE 18TH OCTOBER 2004 ADDRESS BY CARDINAL CAHAL B. DALY AT THE LAUNCH OF “YVES CONGAR’S VISION OF THE CHURCH IN A WORLD OF UNBELIEF” BY DR GABRIEL FLYNN IN MILLTOWN INSTITUTE OF THEOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY  I am very pleased to have been invited to the launch of this book on Cardinal Congar by […]

Catholic Bishops launch new Child Protection website

PRESS RELEASE 13TH OCTOBER 2004 CATHOLIC BISHOPS LAUNCH NEW CHILD PROTECTION WEBSITE www.cpo.ie The Child Protection Office (CPO) of the Irish Bishops Conference today launches its website www.cpo.ie. The website provides resource and contact information for anyone working with children in a parish setting or for anyone who might have a child protection concern. Welcoming […]

Bishop and religious representatives meet with Ms Maureen Lynott

PRESS RELEASE 11TH OCTOBER 2004 BISHOP AND RELIGIOUS REPRESENTATIVES MEET WITH MS MAUREEN LYNOTT Members of the Steering Group: Bishop Colm O Reilly, Sister Helena O Donoghueand Father Tommy Murphy met today with Ms Maureen Lynott accompanied by Mr Ger Crowley and Mr Kevin McCoy. The meeting was constructive and discussed options on how best […]

Catholic Bishops’ on the standardisation of the school year

PRESS RELEASE 8TH OCTOBER 2004 CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ ON THE STANDARDISATION OF THE SCHOOL YEAR The issue of the primary school calendar, core teaching days and the observance of Holy days of obligation was discussed by the Irish Bishops’ Conference (IBC) at both its June and October general meetings before receipt of any correspondence from the […]

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