A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Church leaders have called for the Government to take "brave" decisions to tackle the homelessness and housing crisis.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
Rev Billy has long protested against Trump and consumerism, while also providing comfort to spiritual refugees. He’s now bringing his choir to Ireland, writes
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
A group of trainee priests were turned away from a pub in Cardiff after a member of staff thought they were on a stag do.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
The Church of England has "turned a corner" after its ruling body voted overwhelming in favour of welcoming transgender people, the vicar who brought the motion said.
Sun, 09 Jul, 2017
Plans are being drawn up to bring in more tourists to an East Cork village by opening up a 30m-high round tower and 11th century cathedral.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Peter Charleton, who will chair the inquiry into the alleged smearing of a garda whistleblower, believes that lies underpin evil, says
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
President Michael D Higgins attended the launch yesterday of the 300th anniversary celebrations of one of Cork’s oldest churches.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
One of the North's most controversial parades has passed off peacefully.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
A church pastor interrupted Donald Trump mid way through his speech when he began attacking Hillary Clinton and her economic policies.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
The RNLI celebrated the acquisition of two new inshore lifeboats from private donation, with naming ceremonies in Cork towns over the weekend.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Italy's civil protection agency has upgraded the provisional death toll from Italy's 6.1-strength earthquake to 73.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Gardaí are investigating “satanic” attacks at a number of churches in Co Donegal in recent days.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Muslims have attended Catholic Masses in churches and cathedrals across France in a gesture of solidarity after the brutal killing of an 85-year-old French priest in Normandy.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
A nun who escaped said she saw the attackers video themselves.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Four Church leaders in Cork have united to condemn an attack on a Muslic cleric in the city last week.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to Armenia with an open-air liturgy and a visit to the Orthodox country’s closed border with Turkey amid new tensions with Ankara over his recognition of the 1915 “genocide”.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
A number of priests are to be moved to new parishes in the diocese of Cloyne as others take time out to study.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Julia Holmes moved to Co Limerick in 2012 after making contact with Thomas Ruttle on the internet.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
They marched in their hundreds, retracing the footsteps of the volunteers who took to the roads of Co Cork on Easter Sunday 1916.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
Communities across the North must stand together to reject the dark deeds of the dark men who murdered a prison officer, mourners at his funeral were told.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
LT Meade penned over 300 books in a long career, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Great sadness has been expressed at the death of a church warden after a boat capsized on Sunday in Kenmare Bay, where two men were planning a duck shoot.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
The regional head of Planned Parenthood has promised to quickly reopen the Colorado Springs clinic where three people were killed and continue to offer health care services.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Political instability in the North is hurting the most vulnerable, church leaders warned.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
explores the world of antique and vintage corkscrews.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
The retired clergyman who died on Sunday night when his car was caught in floodwater on Achill Island has been remembered as “a man you could be proud of and very fond of”.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2015
Mourners at the funeral of Thomas Ruttle, the 56-year-old Co Limerick man who died in a suicide pact with his partner, Julia Holmes, 63, were told yesterday this was not the time for blame and anger.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
Three members of the Travelling community who discovered the bodies of Thomas Ruttle and Julia Holmes during a break-in to the Ruttle home early on Monday are expected to be charged with attempted burglary.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a US bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser in the first known case of a pope sanctioning bishops for covering up for paedophiles.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Members of the small Arizona town where Kayla Mueller grew up gathered in grief after learning that the aid worker who travelled the world to help others had died in the hands of Islamic State (IS) militants.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
The “irresponsible” selfie stunt on Cork’s landmark Shandon steeple could force the closure of its public viewing platform if a copycat craze develops.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
A protester has interrupted the service to consecrate the Church of England’s first woman bishop.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
A record six million people poured into Manila’s rain-soaked streets and its biggest park as Pope Francis ended his Asian pilgrimage with an appeal for Filipinos to protect their young from sin and vice so they can instead become missionaries of the faith.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
A church volunteer has died after she was hit by scaffolding following a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in the central Philippine city of Tacloban.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
Six decorative windows, all over a century old, were damaged at St Mary’s Church of Ireland in Killarney, Co Kerry, at the weekend.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
A seven-year-old girl who survived a plane crash that killed her parents and two other family members has been released from the hospital, an official has said.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Search officials in Indonesia say a body recovered from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014
The Holy See has released a radical feminist activist who bared her breasts in St Peter’s Square on Christmas Day and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus from the Vatican’s outdoor Nativity scene.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014