The world today needs a new sense of unity and of solidarity and the ability of people to listen and to hear what others are saying – Archbishop Martin
The Church is called, according to the opening words of the Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Church, to be “a sign and a sacrament of the unity in Jesus Christ of all humankind”. Wherever Church exists, it must be a sign for all to see of unity and community.
I write as a citizen of Ireland who happens also to be the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. Independent of the role of politicians and of judges, the Constitution of Ireland belongs in the primary place to all the citizens of Ireland, whose right to express their views should not just be respected but encouraged.
“The right to life is such a natural and inviolable right that no individual, no majority and no State can ever create, modify or destroy it … None of us can leave our faith outside the room when we are considering these matters” – Archbishop Martin
“As we celebrate together this ‘Year of Faith’ let us celebrate and be grateful for all that is good in our diocese” – Bishop Freeman The Diocese of Ossory is preparing to celebrate and reflect on the faith of its people. Led by Bishop Séamus Freeman SAC, the people of Ossory will come together for [...]
I am a priest who needs to learn a great deal about the story of this diocese, its geography, its people, its priests, its traditions and its history – be patient with me as I embark on a journey that will take me to every parish in this Diocese, to listen to the Spirit speaking through the faith and example of committed priests and parishioners.
Statement by Bishop Moriarty on the appointment of Father Denis Nulty as the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin
Statement by Bishop James Moriarty on the appointment of Father Denis Nulty as the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin I warmly welcome today’s appointment by our Holy Father Pope Francis of Father Denis Nulty of the Diocese of Meath as the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin. I can assure him that the Diocese of Kildare [...]
Statement of Cardinal Brady on the appointment of Father Denis Nulty as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin
Statement of Cardinal Seán Brady on the appointment of Father Denis Nulty as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin In response to the announcement today that Pope Francis has appointed Father Denis Nulty, as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, the following statement was issued by Cardinal Seán Brady, President of the Irish Bishops’ Conference: “I congratulate [...]
Statement by Bishop Michael Smith on appointment of Father Denis Nulty as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin I warmly welcome the announcement today that Pope Francis has appointed Father Denis Nulty, PP VF of Saint Mary’s parish Drogheda in the Diocese of Meath as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin. Father Denis brings many gifts to [...]
Address by Father Denis Nulty on his appointment as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin – Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow “Mothers deserve nothing less than the best medical and psychiatric care available, especially during pregnancy when the lives of two persons – the life of the unborn and the life of the mother – are [...]