Tag Archives: NICCOSA
Suicide prevention training for priests

Catholic priests working in partnership with local communities to prevent suicide and support bereaved families

The Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA) has been examining ways in which the Catholic Church can work with parishes and others to help reduce the risk of suicide in our communities.

SOCIAL JUSTICE CONF

Address by Bishop Noel Treanor at annual joint meeting of the CJP and NICCOSA

“As we approach the second anniversary of the publication of the Murphy Report, I want to acknowledge the impact of the findings of such reports on the wider Church community … It is also important to state that as bishops, as human beings, we too know and experience that anger, that disappointment, that bewilderment and pain in our struggle to provide listening and leadership through this time of enormous challenge” – Bishop Treanor

Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA) hosts a discussion on the common good ahead of elections in Northern Ireland

PRESS RELEASE 14 April 2011 Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA) hosts a discussion on the common good ahead of elections in Northern Ireland ‘Over 100, 000 children in Northern Ireland live in poverty. This is unacceptable. For every citizen the horror of this poverty deserves to be a key issue in determining […]

NICCOSA calls for retention of current 50:50 special recruitment provisions for PSNI

PRESS RELEASE 21 February 2011 NICCOSA calls for retention of current 50:50 special recruitment provisions for PSNI The Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA), which is chaired by the Archbishop of Armagh, Cardinal Seán Brady, assisted by Bishop Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down and Connor, with a membership of mostly lay Catholics, has […]

Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland

Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland

  On 1 December 2010, the document Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland, was launched jointly by the Northern Ireland Catholic Commission on Social Affairs (NICCOSA), the Society of St Vincent de Paul and St Mary’s University College, Belfast.     Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland, a joint publication by the […]

Addresses by Bishop Noel Treanor and Mr Cormac Wilson, at launch of ‘Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland’

PRESS RELEASE 1 December 2010 Addresses by Bishop Noel Treanor and Mr Cormac Wilson, at launch of Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland, Belfast City Hall Let me take this opportunity to appeal for a new mobilisation of voluntary participation to tackle poverty in our society – Bishop Treanor   I am appealing to you today […]

Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland

Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland

A joint publication ofthe Northern Ireland Catholic Council for Social Affairs (NICCOSA), the Society of St Vincent de Paul and St Mary’s University College, Belfast 1 December 2010 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference Challenging Poverty in Northern Ireland Download pdf … Get Adobe Acrobat Reader ​


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