Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
ORDINATIONS to the Catholic priesthood are at such an historic low that it seems a struggle to keep a priest in every parish. Some parishes share a priest, while others are served by men who might have retired decades ago had the opportunity presented itself.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Clerical sex abuse survivor and papal representative Marie Collins said she was glad there would be an inquiry over the failure by the gardaí to act on information it had in 1973, about paedophile priest Brendan Smyth.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
IN 2005, a man wrote a letter to the Kansas State School Board. The Kansas Board were considering whether to allow the teaching of ‘Intelligent Design’ (the idea that the Universe has a ‘designer’ i.e. God) alongside the teaching of evolution.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
Enda Kenny should have reminded the Chinese vice-president that it was Frank Aiken, acting on the advice of Conor Cruise O’Brien, who stubbornly insisted that all of the small nations in the UN should be free to discuss China’s representation in the General Assembly.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
THERE was an amazing interview during the week on RTÉ in relation to the final decommissioning of weapons by the UDA. It seemed strange to hear Frankie Gallagher of the Ulster Political Research Group speak in such complimentary terms about the help received in Dublin.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2010