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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Church

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A Hozier video made for €1,500 in a Cork house got nominated for an MTV award
Its co-director Brendan Canty of Feel Good Lost told us how it all came together.
Priest injured in knife-point robbery says Mass before going to hospital
Father Dominic Savio had only arrived in Ireland recently.
WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”
Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman
Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.
Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders
Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.
Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?
Read and decide for yourself.
Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics
Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.
Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church
The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.
Traveller says she was refused entry into First Communion mass because of her clothes
The Parish of Ennistymon says it ‘has a dress-code for participants in liturgical celebrations’.
'Trying to become Sean O'Brien, really': Pilates helping Healy return fitter and faster for Ireland
The prop also revealed his ‘untouchable’ record squat.
Ireland's Cian Healy in World Cup doubt after neck disc surgery
Leinster coach Matt O’Connor is hopeful that Healy will recover in time to play in the global tournament.
Healy set for neck 'investigations' after missing out on Treviso game
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will be hoping the problem is nothing serious.
15 signs you're at an Irish First Communion
Two words: bouncy castle.
Well, this attempt at edgy graffiti fell flat on its face
Hail Satin.
Leinster have added two wrecking balls to their Champions Cup squad
Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.
A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.
Pope set to dine with gay and transgender inmates at a prison in Italy
This will happen during his visit to the Giuseppe Salvia Detention Centre.
'Twitter killed me' - Ireland's Healy ready to bounce back from Cardiff errors
We sat down with the loosehead prop as he gets set to pull on Ireland’s number one shirt again.
'I wouldn't have come back if I didn't think I could last the pace' -- Cian Healy
Naturally, ‘strength hasn’t been an issue’ for the prop during his recovery from hamstring injury.
'Cian is a special athlete' - Leinster boosted by Healy return for Zebre clash
Matt O’Connor welcomes a number of international players back into his side to face the Italians.
Wedding goes ahead after fatal shooting at church
A man in his 60s died from gunshot wounds.
A priest asked churches to donate gold to help needy students. But did any?
Fr Tony O’Riordan launched a campaign to help pay for a teacher in the school.
Church of Ireland group has come out in support of a 'yes' vote
The Changing Attitude Ireland group has said marriage should be available to couples, “without distinction as to their sex”.
Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome
Dan Duane made the appeal to the Catholic Church’s highest judicial authority.
Sean O'Brien and Cian Healy to return to contact training within three weeks
The Six Nations is just under five weeks away.
Two men charged after being found in balaclavas near church
Gardaí seized a replica firearm from the area.
Bishops reject Pope's plans for opening doors to gays and divorcees
The move is a blow to Pope Francis.
Man (32) charged over damage to an Orange Order Hall and a church
A second man was charged with an unrelated criminal damage incident.
Column: 'At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late'
It took Harry Foley 20 years to find his brother and sisters in Ireland. He said the State need to take hold of the situation and apologise.
Cardinal Seán Brady has offered to resign as Primate of All Ireland
The offer of resignation, in line with Canon Law, must be approved by the Pope.
Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.
Church that tells people to drink "miracle solution" to remove cancer coming to Dublin
The Genesis II Church says that the seminar is a “water purification event”.
Crosses, statues and pews damaged in church attack
The windscreen of a nearby car was also smashed.
Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'
The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.
The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name
Survivors are calling for the Westbank home, in Greystones, Co Wicklow, to be included in the wide-ranging inquiry tasked with investigating the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes.
Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes
Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.
The world is talking about Tuam's 800 dead babies
Even if the Government hasn’t yet.
Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system
The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.
Dubliner goes to mass for the first time and live-tweets the whole thing
He’s sorely disappointed with the buffet.