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Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference pastoral letter ‘Life is for Living – A Reflection on Suicide’ to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

PRESS RELEASE10 September 2008 Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference pastoral letter ‘Life is for Living – A Reflection on Suicide’ to mark World Suicide Prevention Day As today is World Suicide Prevention Day, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has republished its recent pastoral letter Life is for Living – A Reflection on Suicide. This pastoral letter […]

End of Life Care – Summary

“DAY FOR LIFE” 2002 “End of Life Care – Ethical and Pastoral Issues” Irish Bishops’ Committee for Bioethics SUMMARY Palliative Care avoids two extremes Advances in medicine and in technology mean that the taking of decisions about appropriate care for people who have advanced and progressive illness have become more complex. The document says that, […]

Day for Life 2007:

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Joint statement by the Catholic Bishops of Ireland marking the Day for Life 2007 ‘Blessed is the fruit of your womb’

Statement from Irish Bishops 7 October 2007 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Day for Life 2007: Blessed is the fruit of your womb

Pastoral Letter: Blessed is the fruit of your womb

Theme of ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter: ‘Blessed is the fruit of your womb’

PRESS RELEASE 5th October 2007 Theme of ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter: Blessed is the fruit of your womb The Catholic Church will celebrate ‘Day for Life’ 2007 this Sunday, at Masses throughout Ireland, with a pastoral letter called: Blessed is the fruit of your womb. The pastoral letter highlights the sacredness of human life […]

Day for Life 2006: Celebrating People with Disabilities

Pastoral Letter: to celebrate the life and presence of people with disabilities in the Church and in society to mark Day for Life 2006 (available in English, Irish and Polish) 1 October 2006 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Day for Life 2005: Cherishing the Evening of Life

Pastoral Letter: “Cherishing the Evening of Life” to mark Day for Life 2005 2 October 2005 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Celebration of the Day for Life on Sunday 2nd October 2005 ‘Cherishing the Evening of Life’

PRESS RELEASE 30 September 2005 Celebration of the Day for Life on Sunday 2nd October 2005 Cherishing the Evening of Life The Day for Life will be celebrated in parishes throughout Ireland on Sunday next 2nd October 2005. The theme for 2005 is ‘Cherishing the Evening of Life’ which encompasses a tribute to the lives […]

Day for Life 2004: Life is for Living

Pastoral Letter: Life is for Living – a Reflection on Suicide, to mark Day for Life 2004 1 October 2004 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

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