In light of the defeat of a bill in England, the debate concerning assisted death for terminally ill people shows no signs of being resolved any time soon, writes TP O’Mahony.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
After the recent same sex marriage referendum, Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin stated that the Church needed to learn some lessons. That must go down as the understatement of the century.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
New laws to reform a limited ban on abortion will create a culture of life and not one of death, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
The Junior Minister Kathleen Lynch says the four Archbishops of the Catholic Church are entitled to their opinions on abortion.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
The four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland have said the Government's decision to legislate for abortion when the life of a woman is at risk, will pave the way for the direct and intentional killing of unborn children.
The four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland have condemned the government's decision to legislate for abortion - saying it will pave the way for the direct and intentional killing of unborn children.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
DESIGNED as territories of spiritual and temporal control, Ireland’s diocesan structures date from the Synod of Kells in 1152. The bishop was a spiritual ‘capo’ and a lord who ruled.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2012
OF the 18 priests who have been accused of child sexual abuse in the diocese of Tuam since 1975, just two have been convicted.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
IT was a case of the Plough and the Pilgrims in Athy when the logistics of organising the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin next June were compared with those for the ploughing championships.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2011
A Vatican investigation team is to meet with victims of clerical child sexual abuse and their families.
Thu, 07 Oct, 2010
Survivors of clerical abuse demanded tonight that senior clergy and gardaí who allowed known paedophile priests to prey on defenceless children be brought to justice.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2009
The Murphy report into the rape and molestation of 320 children by 46 priests in the Dublin Archdiocese has found the Church and a former Garda Commissioner covered up abuse.
The Catholic hierarchy in Ireland was granted immunity to cover up child sex abuse among paedophile priests in Dublin, a damning report revealed today.
The Catholic Primate and Archbishop of Armagh Dr Sean Brady is tonight preparing to be made a Cardinal in the Vatican.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
Thousands of people joined the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for a solemn procession of remembrance today to mark the bicentenary of Britain’s abolition of the slave trade.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2007
The Government’s failure to honour its commitment on overseas aid is “deeply disappointing”, the newly formed Irish Commission for Justice and Social Affairs said today.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2005
The Church must “start from scratch” to earn back the trust of victims of clerical child abuse, it was claimed today.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2004
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