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# church - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Up to €8,000 stolen from Trocaire boxes in Clare church
# Donations
# Donations

Up to €8,000 stolen from Trocaire boxes in Clare church

Apr 18th 2017, 9:38 PM 18,099 Views 30 Comments

The thieves broke into a safe before escaping with the cash.

# church - Monday 17 April, 2017

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church
# Easter Sunday
# Easter Sunday

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

Apr 17th 2017, 11:44 AM 20,287 Views 50 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

# church - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,267 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# church - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'Hotels for seven weeks' and straight back to the grindstone for Cian Healy
# Decompress
From The42
# Decompress

'Hotels for seven weeks' and straight back to the grindstone for Cian Healy

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 8,946 Views 14 Comments

The loosehead had hoped for more than his minutes in the Six Nations, but the next challenge is coming too quickly to look back.

# church - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Eamonn Casey 'did much good' but revelations about son were 'profoundly upsetting for Church'
# Homily
# Homily

Eamonn Casey 'did much good' but revelations about son were 'profoundly upsetting for Church'

Mar 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 16,286 Views 37 Comments

President Michael D Higgins was among the mourners at the funeral today.

# church - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal
# Galway
# Galway

'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal

Mar 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,382 Views 56 Comments

The former bishop will be laid to rest tomorrow.

# church - Monday 13 March, 2017

Most people agree with the Angelus being broadcast on TV and radio
# Religion
# Religion

Most people agree with the Angelus being broadcast on TV and radio

Mar 13th 2017, 11:35 PM 16,665 Views 93 Comments

Six in 10 people are happy with things as they are.

President Higgins leads wealth of tributes to 'pioneering' bishop Eamonn Casey
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

President Higgins leads wealth of tributes to 'pioneering' bishop Eamonn Casey

Mar 13th 2017, 10:06 PM 21,643 Views 58 Comments

Casey died today after a long illness.

Controversial bishop Eamonn Casey has died aged 89
# Casey
# Casey

Controversial bishop Eamonn Casey has died aged 89

Mar 13th 2017, 5:05 PM 82,365 Views 180 Comments

He resigned as Bishop of Galway in 1992.

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'
# Money Due
# Money Due

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'

Mar 13th 2017, 12:55 PM 14,095 Views 79 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.

# church - Friday 10 March, 2017

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests
# Shortage
# Shortage

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests

Mar 10th 2017, 8:23 PM 24,828 Views 106 Comments

Many in the Roman Catholic Church believe a new path to ordination should be opened.

# church - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave

Mar 5th 2017, 5:48 PM 33,991 Views 190 Comments

Bishop Brendan Leahy was challenged by a woman at today’s Citizens’ Assembly.

# church - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission
# Resistant To Change
# Resistant To Change

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Mar 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 12,801 Views 40 Comments

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# church - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'It was a different game back when I started' - Healy eyes Ireland opening
# Gospel
From The42
# Gospel

'It was a different game back when I started' - Healy eyes Ireland opening

Feb 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,627 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old loosehead gets his starting chance at Stadio Olimpico today.

# church - Friday 3 February, 2017

Huge Finglas church to close its doors
# Falling Attendance
# Falling Attendance

Huge Finglas church to close its doors

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:48 AM 54,676 Views 106 Comments

The Church of the Annunciation will be demolished to make way for a much smaller church.

# church - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out

Jan 29th 2017, 3:23 PM 43,854 Views 129 Comments

Fr Tony Flannery and Fr Sean McDonagh have sharply criticised how the Vatican treats clergy and, in particular, women.

# church - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

Jan 20th 2017, 4:25 PM 21,648 Views 52 Comments

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.

# church - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,455 Views 27 Comments

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

# church - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report
# Abuse
# Abuse

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report

Dec 27th 2016, 10:16 PM 38,252 Views 49 Comments

Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.

# church - Saturday 24 December, 2016

16 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in modern-day Dublin
# O Holy Night
From The Daily Edge
# O Holy Night

16 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in modern-day Dublin

Dec 24th 2016, 1:00 PM 3,321 Views 0 Comments

What happened after Mary and Joseph locked eyes over a curry chip in Supermacs?

# church - Sunday 11 December, 2016

160 killed after church roof collapsed onto worshippers
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

160 killed after church roof collapsed onto worshippers

Dec 11th 2016, 9:11 AM 11,458 Views 47 Comments

The church was still under construction when metal girders crashed and the corrugated iron roof caved in.

# church - Friday 9 December, 2016

Catholic Church claims some unborn babies are 'spoken of as if they were as good as dead'
# Viability
# Viability

Catholic Church claims some unborn babies are 'spoken of as if they were as good as dead'

Dec 9th 2016, 8:03 PM 12,855 Views 121 Comments

The claim was made in a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

# church - Monday 21 November, 2016

Priests are now allowed forgive women who have abortions
# Forgiveness
# Forgiveness

Priests are now allowed forgive women who have abortions

Nov 21st 2016, 12:57 PM 16,694 Views 107 Comments

The Pope yesterday called abortion a “horrendous crime”.

# church - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions
# Vengeful God
# Vengeful God

Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions

Nov 5th 2016, 7:02 PM 14,140 Views 72 Comments

The Vatican has rebuked the controversial Father Giovanni Cavalcoli for his comments.

# church - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead
# Sacred Places Only
# Sacred Places Only

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Oct 25th 2016, 6:05 PM 34,953 Views 172 Comments

German cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller advised people today to store them in places approved by the Church.

# church - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

'I don't see why he can't be back to that level. He's an extraordinary athlete'
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

'I don't see why he can't be back to that level. He's an extraordinary athlete'

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 11,369 Views 13 Comments

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty believes Cian Healy can return to former heights.

# church - Friday 19 August, 2016

A pastor who wants to 'cure' gay people is visiting Kilkenny - and the mayor isn't a bit happy
# Patrick O'neill
# Patrick O'neill

A pastor who wants to 'cure' gay people is visiting Kilkenny - and the mayor isn't a bit happy

Aug 19th 2016, 11:12 PM 36,840 Views 209 Comments

A local LGBT group are to protest against the visit of ‘Uncle’ Angus Buchan, who was previously prevented from speaking at an event in Scotland.

# church - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly
# Derry
# Derry

Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly

Aug 11th 2016, 3:45 PM 10,514 Views 40 Comments

Daly famously waved a white flag while trying to aid the wounded on Bloody Sunday.

# church - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Senseless hate crime': Second arson attack on Belfast church condemned
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Senseless hate crime': Second arson attack on Belfast church condemned

Jul 24th 2016, 1:54 PM 12,799 Views 39 Comments

The Presbyterian church on Saintfield Road sustained considerable damage.

# church - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man
# South Carolina Shootings
# South Carolina Shootings

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man

May 25th 2016, 9:22 AM 20,909 Views 29 Comments

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last June.

# church - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church

Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church

May 19th 2016, 10:17 AM 14,785 Views 20 Comments

The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm yesterday evening.

# church - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 87,218 Views 277 Comments

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# church - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

New contract will keep Cian Healy in Ireland until after the 2019 World Cup
# Church
From The42
# Church

New contract will keep Cian Healy in Ireland until after the 2019 World Cup

Feb 17th 2016, 4:08 PM 8,732 Views 59 Comments

The loosehead’s three-year central contract will take him beyond his 30th birthday.

The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down
# Il Papa Don't Reach
# Il Papa Don't Reach

The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down

Feb 17th 2016, 1:21 PM 27,934 Views 72 Comments

The Pope is on a visit to Mexico.

# church - Friday 22 January, 2016

What did God do before the world was made? The Pope has given an answer
# Almighty Question
# Almighty Question

What did God do before the world was made? The Pope has given an answer

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 41,689 Views 356 Comments

It’s part of a children’s book the Pontiff has written.

The New York Times has put the spotlight on having to baptise a child to get them into school
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

The New York Times has put the spotlight on having to baptise a child to get them into school

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:43 AM 23,660 Views 195 Comments

We’ve made the front page.

# church - Monday 18 January, 2016

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
# Radical Messages
# Radical Messages

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

Jan 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,549 Views 121 Comments

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

# church - Thursday 14 January, 2016

This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers
# Glass Slipper
From The Daily Edge
# Glass Slipper

This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers

Jan 14th 2016, 8:51 AM 3,603 Views 1 Comment

Someone’s been watching too much Sex and the City.

# church - Friday 8 January, 2016

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother
# Regensburger Domspatzen
# Regensburger Domspatzen

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

Jan 8th 2016, 8:42 PM 109,127 Views 162 Comments

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# church - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Ongoing disciplinary wranglings 'compromising' Leinster preparations
# Absentee
From The42
# Absentee

Ongoing disciplinary wranglings 'compromising' Leinster preparations

Dec 31st 2015, 1:48 PM 4,054 Views 6 Comments

The saga surrounding the prop’s yellow card in mid-December should reach a conclusion today.