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#Church

# church - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Irish Catholic bishops "make heartfelt pleas for forgiveness"
# Apostolic Visitation
# Apostolic Visitation

Irish Catholic bishops "make heartfelt pleas for forgiveness"

Mar 20th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,952 Views 50 Comments

Statement from Irish bishops ‘welcomes’ findings of ‘pastoral’ Apostolic Visitation which was sent to Ireland from the Vatican – but Cardinal Brady says it doesn’t “supersede” the Church’s policy.

# church - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"
# Media Standards
# Media Standards

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"

Feb 22nd 2012, 5:33 PM 3,236 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Communications was leading statements on media standards in the Seanad – and hearing concerns from senators about the future of the media in Ireland.

# church - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

'Valuable' tabernacle stolen from Dublin church
# Taber-nick-le
# Taber-nick-le

'Valuable' tabernacle stolen from Dublin church

Jan 31st 2012, 2:47 PM 4,031 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information after the tabernacle was stolen from a Catholic church in Killester yesterday afternoon.

# church - Thursday 5 January, 2012

In pictures: Extensive fire damage at Dublin church
# Fire
# Fire

In pictures: Extensive fire damage at Dublin church

Jan 5th 2012, 6:21 PM 7,777 Views 18 Comments

Photographs today show the full extent of the damage to St Catherine’s Church on Dublin’s Meath Street, which was devastated by a deliberately-started fire on Monday.

# church - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest
# Occupy Ny
# Occupy Ny

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest

Dec 18th 2011, 12:15 PM 4,016 Views 8 Comments

Retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard was arrested at an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York – after he scaled a fence to access church property.

# church - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Catholic priests group accuses RTÉ of insincerity over Fr Reynolds apology
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Catholic priests group accuses RTÉ of insincerity over Fr Reynolds apology

Nov 20th 2011, 12:23 PM 4,063 Views 80 Comments

The Association of Catholic Priests has accused sections of the media of “anti-Catholic and anti-priest bias”.

# church - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Column: We know the horrific details of clerical abuse - but do we understand why it flourished?
# Column
# Column

Column: We know the horrific details of clerical abuse - but do we understand why it flourished?

Sep 27th 2011, 2:19 PM 126 Views 4 Comments

Amnesty International Ireland director Colm O’Gorman explains the responsibility we all have to create a society where abuse can’t exist on an industrial scale, as detailed in the ‘In Plain Sight’ report.

# church - Saturday 10 September, 2011

# church - Monday 22 August, 2011

Irish weddings - traditional is trendy
# Marriage
From The Daily Edge
# Marriage

Irish weddings - traditional is trendy

Aug 22nd 2011, 2:54 PM 625 Views 8 Comments

The vast majority of Irish people want to get married in a church, and at home – that’s according to a new survey.

# church - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Dublin Catholics could face church levy as Archdiocese faces 'financial collapse'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Dublin Catholics could face church levy as Archdiocese faces 'financial collapse'

Aug 17th 2011, 6:58 PM 2,619 Views 121 Comments

Documents leaked to the Irish Catholic newspaper claim that the Church in the capital is in a precarious financial state.

# church - Friday 29 July, 2011

Catholic newspaper applauds Taoiseach's Vatican speech
# Cloyne
# Cloyne

Catholic newspaper applauds Taoiseach's Vatican speech

Jul 29th 2011, 9:12 AM 3,647 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Catholic said in its editorial that the Taoiseach’s speech “captured the anger of a generation”.

# church - Monday 25 July, 2011

# church - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?

Jul 16th 2011, 10:15 AM 4,756 Views 62 Comments

The government is to make it a crime for priests not to report a crime if it’s confessed to them. What do you think?

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions
# Confession
# Confession

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions

Jul 16th 2011, 10:01 AM 1,261 Views 29 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says the ‘privilege’ of confession will not exempt a priest from new duties reporting child abuse.

# church - Friday 1 July, 2011

Priest apologises to victim for abuse
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Priest apologises to victim for abuse

Jul 1st 2011, 7:06 PM 422 Views 10 Comments

Paul McGennis has said he’s sorry for the ‘stress and torture’ he caused. He began abusing his victim in the eighties, when she was 10 years old.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On helping the Pope to tweet
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - On helping the Pope to tweet

Jul 1st 2011, 7:00 PM 17 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is drafted in to help his Holiness to get to grips with Twitter. “He receives a tweet from the Dalai Lama. ‘Dude,’ it says. We just ignore it.”

# church - Thursday 9 June, 2011

US bishop authorises official church blessings for same-sex couples
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

US bishop authorises official church blessings for same-sex couples

Jun 9th 2011, 4:31 PM 413 Views 6 Comments

California bishop Chester Talton said committed gay relationships are a “sacred union” and they will be officially recognised by the church from Sunday.

# church - Friday 1 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional.
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional.

Apr 1st 2011, 4:23 PM 36 Views 2 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us exclusive extracts from Fr Brendan Phelan’s short but intense journal, Without Hope, about his five days locked in a confession box.

# church - Friday 11 March, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests

Mar 11th 2011, 7:04 PM 13 Views 7 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland brings the Fathers on a pre-Easter retreat of expiation and self-flagellation. They also promise to give up pink M&Ms for Lent.

# church - Friday 18 February, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 12: On the prophet Ned O'Keeffe
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 12: On the prophet Ned O'Keeffe

Feb 18th 2011, 4:10 PM 13 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland defends the outgoing TD’s right to root out the evil of intellectualism in politics.

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