With less than two weeks to go to the vote on the Eighth Amendment, it’s been a relatively sane campaign. A few interventions, however, have been noteworthy.
Sat, 12 May, 2018
Gardaí are investigating photographs posted online of two men, one dressed as a priest, engaged in sex acts on an altar of a rural Catholic church.
Fri, 11 May, 2018
The €10.5m regeneration of a historic convent and school as a heritage centre has been described as a living showcase of one of Ireland’s greatest social justice pioneers.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
The ordination of six men as permanent deacons in the parish of Cloyne, in Co Cork, is a great example of the potential for lay people to get involved in ministry.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
The true picture of what happened in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home in Cork may be difficult to hear but it needs to come out, the Bishop of Cloyne, William Crean said yesterday.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
The HSE and childrens’ charity Barnardos are providing supports to the family and school friends of an 11-year-old boy who died by suspected suicide in Cork city at the weekend.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Another priest in the diocese of Cloyne has been defrocked by the Vatican because of child sex abuse allegations.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
The Diocese of Cloyne has upheld the decision by one of its priests to remove one of its parishioners from the reading rota due to his stance on abortion.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
A general election candidate, who was told by his parish priest that he could no longer read at Mass due to his stance on abortion, will meet his bishop and parish priest tomorrow.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will deliver a graveside oration at the state funeral of Thomas Kent in the Co Cork village of Castlelyons on Friday.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
The first lay person to assume the position of child protection officer in the Catholic diocese of Cloyne has resigned in a dispute over the handling by Bishop William Crean of the case of defrocked priest Dan Duane.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
The prophetic voice is not authentic if it seeks to redefine long-established Church teaching according to its own reading of the signs of the times, according to Margaret Hickey
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
I was amazed to read that Bishop William Crean of Cloyne diocese has prohibited Fr. Tony Flannery from giving a lecture to the Killeagh Pastoral Council’s ‘Spiritfest’ event.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Fr Tony Flannery has said the Bishop of Cloyne’s intervention to stop him addressing a parish event in East Cork shows the Church’s claim of wanting to give voice to the laity was “empty and meaningless talk”.
Sun, 23 Aug, 2015
SOME things never change, at least in the institution of the Catholic Church.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
The Vatican has rejected an appeal by a former priest against his dismissal from the priesthood over child sex abuse.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
The Vatican has rejected an appeal by a former-priest in the diocese of Cloyne against dismissal from the priesthood over child sexual abuse.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
The teenage daughter of a couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide wrote a poignant message on her Facebook page earlier this year urging people not to consider taking their own lives.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
An appalling tragedy has decimated yet another family, leaving the people of Cobh in a state of shock and underlining how important it is for society to confront the reality of mental health illness in a sympathetic and realistic manner.
The Bishop of Cloyne has asked for prayers from the diocese following a suspected murder-suicide stabbing, involving a man who worked in the gardens of the Bishop's palace.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
A priest and his sister who were extremely close in life and died on the same day, have been laid to rest in Youghal, Co Cork, following joint Requiem Mass.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
Two 12 year-olds yesterday were confirmed by the Pope at a ceremony in St Peter’s Square in Rome.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013
The little boy who died after falling into an East Cork river will be removed from his grandparents’ home for burial today.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
Bishop of Cloyne William Crean has said his heart goes out to the family of a seven-year-old boy who died a day after falling into a flooded river near his home.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
In his first address to his diocese, the new Bishop of Cloyne threw down the gauntlet to the banks, warning they need to “do more of the heavy lifting” as the financial crisis is crushing ordinary people.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
The new Bishop of Cloyne has been ordained at St Colmans Cathedral in Cobh today.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2013
A judgment is expected in the coming weeks on whether a Cork priest is to be defrocked by a secret ecclesiastical court because of sex abuse in the Diocese of Cloyne.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
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