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Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning
# Faith
# Faith

Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning

May 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 29,746 Views 89 Comments

The ceremony will make a formal request for the beatification of Dublin man Fr John Sullivan, who died in 1933.

Vatican celebrates big bang theory to dispel 'science conflict'
# George Lemaitre
# George Lemaitre

Vatican celebrates big bang theory to dispel 'science conflict'

May 9th 2017, 2:38 PM 19,982 Views 150 Comments

The head of the Vatican Observatory said people can believe in both God and the big bang theory.

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,959 Views 14 Comments

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:29 PM 40,597 Views 163 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

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 18,115 Views 31 Comments

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

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 20,304 Views 50 Comments

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

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 14,280 Views 28 Comments

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

'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 8,955 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.

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 16,326 Views 37 Comments

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

'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 18,416 Views 56 Comments

The former bishop will be laid to rest tomorrow.

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 16,711 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 21,715 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 82,432 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 14,111 Views 79 Comments

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

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 24,854 Views 106 Comments

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

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 34,007 Views 190 Comments

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

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 12,833 Views 40 Comments

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

'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 5,634 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Huge Finglas church to close its doors

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:48 AM 54,759 Views 106 Comments

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

'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 43,893 Views 129 Comments

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

'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 22,098 Views 52 Comments

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

'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 22,493 Views 27 Comments

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

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 38,284 Views 49 Comments

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

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 3,334 Views 0 Comments

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

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

160 killed after church roof collapsed onto worshippers

Dec 11th 2016, 9:11 AM 11,484 Views 47 Comments

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

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 12,865 Views 121 Comments

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

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 16,708 Views 107 Comments

The Pope yesterday called abortion a “horrendous crime”.

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 14,152 Views 72 Comments

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

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 34,973 Views 170 Comments

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

'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 11,392 Views 13 Comments

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

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 36,948 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.

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 10,533 Views 40 Comments

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

'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 12,815 Views 39 Comments

The Presbyterian church on Saintfield Road sustained considerable damage.

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 20,922 Views 29 Comments

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

Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church

Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church

May 19th 2016, 10:17 AM 14,789 Views 20 Comments

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

'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 89,767 Views 277 Comments

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

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 8,745 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 27,948 Views 72 Comments

The Pope is on a visit to Mexico.

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 41,727 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 23,684 Views 195 Comments

We’ve made the front page.