Sat, 23 May, 2020
THE death, yesterday at the age of 89, of Bishop Eamonn Casey, Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh after a long illness suffered in a Co Clare nursing home, could be an occasion to rehearse all of the hurt and outrage provoked by his deceit, hypocrisy and betrayal.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
America is a country (and not alone) that solves many of its ‘problems’ with death. It executes people who have transgressed society’s laws. It sweeps the problem of unwanted children under the carpet of abortion.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Pope Francis is sending the next World Meeting of Families to Dublin in 2018. It is the largest Catholic gathering of families globally and, it meets every three years. The Pope may come too. It will be a great coming-together of Catholic families and potentially a culture clash., writes.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Pope Francis’s historic trip to his home continent ended yesterday after a marathon week-long visit to Brazil that drew millions of people on to the sands of Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana beach and appeared to reinvigorate the clergy and faithful alike in the world’s largest Catholic country.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
SO how was it for you? Good, bad or indifferent? It can’t have been that bad, I guess: you’re reading this so that means you got through to the end. What am I banging on about? The first decade of the 21st century, of course. It’s hard to believe it’s in its dying days: I can still remember the hangover from what we learned to call “millennium night”. But time speeds up as we get older, I’m finding.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2009