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Catholic Social Justice groups call for change of direction in Budget 2013

Seven Catholic social justice groups have today issued a joint appeal to Government for a change in direction in the forthcoming budget to bring us closer to creating a society where respect for the dignity of every person, fairness, solidarity and the common good are the key underpinning values.

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

Seminar on Violence in Irish Society

PRESS RELEASE 25 September 2009 Seminar on Violence in Irish Society “There is a clear need for all of us to actively engage with [the problem of violence] … As a society we need to replace a culture of violence with a renewed sense of justice, responsibility and...

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin launches Who is my Neighbour?

PRESS RELEASE 12 June 2009 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin launches Who is my Neighbour? Today at Veritas House, Lower Abbey St., Dublin, Most Rev Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, launched the publication Who is My Neighbour? from the Irish Commission for Justice and...

ICJSA launches position paper on poverty in contemporary Ireland

PRESS RELEASE 19 January 2009 Embargoed until 1pm ICJSA launches position paper In the Wake of the Celtic Tiger: Poverty in Contemporary Ireland We caution that those who benefited least from the progress of recent years will pay the heaviest price - ICJSA National...

Build peace with justice immediately in Gaza – Bishop Field

PRESS RELEASE 14 January 2009 Build peace with justice immediately in Gaza – Bishop Field Note: related photograph for your publication now available from the Catholic Communications Office Concluding a week long visit of solidarity to the Holy Land, Bishop Raymond...

ICJSA calls for action on violence in the Congo

PRESS RELEASE 14 December 2008 ICJSA Bishop calls for Irish Government action to assist Congolese women and girls who are subject to gender-specific violence Action in response to sexual violence is a moral imperative that cannot be ignored by all who believe in the...