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Response to the Consultation on ‘A New Legal Framework for Abortion Services in Northern Ireland’ from the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland

  Summary The Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland wish to make clear that the new abortion law established under the provisions of the Northern Ireland Act 2019, is an unjust law. As a consequence, no one is obliged in conscience to cooperate with any action permitted by this law which directly and intentionally leads to […]

Happy 83rd Birthday Pope Francis!

Watch the special birthday message from Eliza (aged 8)

Faithcast podcast features Bishop Denis Nulty on reaching out at Christmas

Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland. Episode 67 of Faithcast features an interview with Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, on reaching out this Christmas. This episode also […]

Statement of the Winter 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Winter 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below details of issues discussed by the bishops during their meeting this week:  Meeting Government ministers in Dublin on refugees and migrants Homelessness – ‘In six months a lot can change’ Support for Trócaire […]

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Faithcast podcast episode 64 featuring Veritas books

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Commissioning of parish catechists in Cloyne and Cork & Ross Dioceses

Commissioning ceremony on Friday 8 November

World Day of the Poor – 17 November 2019

‘The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever’ #WDP2019

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