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First anniversary of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland for WMOF2018

Next weekend marks the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families 2018. Dublin, Ireland, was chosen by Pope Francis to host the 9th World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, guided by the theme “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”.   Held every three […]

Faithcast podcast features Youth 2000 Summer Fest and Creation Time 2019

Weekly faith podcast from www.catholicnews.ie

Bishop Michael Router ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh

Bishop Michael Router was ordained to the episcopate in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on Sunday 21 July. The new Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh was joined by Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh; Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh; Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly of Cashel & Emly; Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland; Bishop Leo O’Reilly, […]

Bishops alarmed at rush to remove rights of the most vulnerable

Bishops alarmed at rush to remove rights of the most vulnerable

Season of Creation 2019

1 Sept – 4 Oct 2019

Pope Francis appoints Father Michael Duignan as new Bishop of Clonfert

Father Michael Duignan (49) appointed Bishop of Clonfert

Homily of Archbishop Eamon at Mass for unveiling of statue of Saint Oliver Plunkett in honour of martyrs yesterday, today and tomorrow

“My hope is that when people feel their faith is being tested or growing weak, they will visit Saint Oliver’s shrine here in the Cathedral and find strength and healing. I want people to come here to experience God’s love and closeness when life is getting them down, and they are losing hope – whether […]

It remains as important as ever to affirm the sanctity of life – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Commitment to the pro-life cause has not diminished.

Bishop Fintan Gavin ordained as Bishop of Cork and Ross

Bishop Fintan Gavin was ordained on Sunday as Bishop of Cork & Ross in Cathedral of Saint Mary and Saint Anne in Cork City. It was the first ordination of a Catholic Bishop for Cork & Ross since 1984, when Bishop John Buckley was ordained auxiliary bishop of the diocese. Bishop Gavin is 53 years […]

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