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# catholic-bishops - Friday 21 October, 2016

Ireland has officially invited Pope Francis over for tea in 2018
# Sure Pop On Over
# Sure Pop On Over

Ireland has officially invited Pope Francis over for tea in 2018

Oct 21st 2016, 9:10 PM 12,568 Views 143 Comments

We could be welcoming Pope Francis to these shores for the World Meeting of Families in August 2018.

# catholic-bishops - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Gay rights groups welcome marriage referendum plan, Catholic Bishops don't
# Referendum
# Referendum

Gay rights groups welcome marriage referendum plan, Catholic Bishops don't

Nov 6th 2013, 8:52 AM 11,179 Views 409 Comments

The Bishop of Kildare says that the issue is “not about equality”, but Alan Shatter says that people should not be discriminated against because of their sexuality.

# catholic-bishops - Monday 17 June, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 238 Views 112 Comments

There is common ground to be found between pro-life and pro-choice people, writes Lisa McInerney, but plastic foetuses and death threats are eroding it.

# catholic-bishops - Friday 3 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano

May 3rd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,797 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Bishops call for political campaign against proposed new abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Bishops call for political campaign against proposed new abortion law

May 3rd 2013, 1:29 PM 10,034 Views 294 Comments

Ireland’s Catholic bishops say the proposed abortion bill marks a “dramatic and morally unacceptable change” in Irish law.

# catholic-bishops - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Buried news: what happened yesterday (other than Budget 2013)?
# Bad News Day
# Bad News Day

Buried news: what happened yesterday (other than Budget 2013)?

Dec 6th 2012, 8:18 AM 8,400 Views 5 Comments

You may have missed these nuggets in the flurry of austerity announcements.

# catholic-bishops - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Column: Ireland needs to become a fully secular state
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to become a fully secular state

Aug 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 959 Views 80 Comments

Everyone is free to practice their religion – but that shouldn’t have anything to do with how we run the country, argue Nathan Wheeler and Sean Cassidy.

# catholic-bishops - Monday 23 January, 2012

Noonan under fire from bishops after emigration comments
# Emigration
# Emigration

Noonan under fire from bishops after emigration comments

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:21 PM 2,824 Views 28 Comments

Emigration no longer a ‘lifestyle choice’, one cleric said – adding many people are being forced to leave Ireland.

# catholic-bishops - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Bishops express concern over relations between Ireland and Vatican
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Bishops express concern over relations between Ireland and Vatican

Dec 7th 2011, 7:41 PM 3,364 Views 63 Comments

In a statement, the Catholic bishops said: “A state’s foreign policy should include respect for the spiritual values of its citizens”.

# catholic-bishops - Friday 7 October, 2011

Catholic priests' association calls for radical change at AGM
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Catholic priests' association calls for radical change at AGM

Oct 7th 2011, 5:34 PM 1,751 Views 35 Comments

In a keynote speech, Fr Kevin Hegarty spoke about changing the way bishops are chosen and how the Catholic Church views sexuality.

# catholic-bishops - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis
# Catholic Bishops
# Catholic Bishops

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:00 PM 791 Views 0 Comments

The bishops have criticised cuts in the minimum wage and say that the new government needs to learn from the “wrongs of the past”.

# catholic-bishops - Friday 18 February, 2011

Brazilian bishops bash 'abusive and immoral' reality television
# Brazil
From The Daily Edge
# Brazil

Brazilian bishops bash 'abusive and immoral' reality television

Feb 18th 2011, 4:02 PM 690 Views 0 Comments

Millions of Brazilians tune into reality shows like Big Brother but the Catholic bishops do not approve.