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#Faith

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Column: A lot of people miss the point of Lourdes – it's about faith but also about fun
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A lot of people miss the point of Lourdes – it's about faith but also about fun

Sep 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,428 Views 79 Comments

Long-time Lourdes helper Lloyd Murphy writes about what the pilgrimage means to him – and to the pilgrims who visit the little French town each year in search of peace, companionship, and time to forget about illness.

Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 136 Views 100 Comments

We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 13,749 Views 22 Comments

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven
# Faith
# Faith

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 529 Views 175 Comments

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

Dec 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 7,444 Views 56 Comments

In Census 2011, 84 per cent of the population described themselves as Roman Catholic, and there were a number of other smaller Christian groupings recorded too. Does that translate into people in pews on Christmas Day?

Moments that restored our faith in Ireland in 2012
# Review 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Review 2012

Moments that restored our faith in Ireland in 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 6:30 PM 19,812 Views 22 Comments

We’re quite fond of this place.

Christians most populous of world's religions: report
# Religion
# Religion

Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Dec 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 4,799 Views 41 Comments

Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people.

Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:42 AM 8,813 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, the families are preparing for a charity football match to be played in memory of the schoolteacher.

Pope marks 50th anniversary of Vatican II
# Vatican Ii
# Vatican Ii

Pope marks 50th anniversary of Vatican II

Oct 11th 2012, 11:45 AM 2,720 Views 29 Comments

Homily at Mass in St Peter’s Square recalls the changes in Church in 1962 – and Benedict urges the faithful to return to the “letter”.

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith
# Michaela
# Michaela

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith

Sep 21st 2012, 4:21 PM 10,437 Views 44 Comments

The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world

Aug 19th 2012, 5:21 PM 8,328 Views 70 Comments

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 15,157 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen'
# Remembering Maeve
# Remembering Maeve

Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen'

Aug 3rd 2012, 12:49 PM 8,525 Views 7 Comments

The funeral mass for beloved Irish author Maeve Binchy was held at the Church of the Assumption in Dalkey, Co. Dublin this morning.

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending

Jun 13th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,497 Views 39 Comments

The arrival of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress comes at a time when the Catholic Church in Ireland is in turmoil. TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the pilgrims on why they are attending.

Fianna Fáil voters most likely to be Catholic, survey shows
# Faith
# Faith

Fianna Fáil voters most likely to be Catholic, survey shows

Jun 5th 2012, 8:33 AM 2,897 Views 56 Comments

A new poll also shows large numbers of Catholics do not believe in key teachings of the Church.

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

May 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 66 Views 59 Comments

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

Poll: Should all education be non-denominational?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all education be non-denominational?

Jun 22nd 2011, 10:03 AM 5,621 Views 156 Comments

Some Catholic schools are transferring to other forms of patronage, but should faith be a part of education at all?

Atheists know more about religion than faithful
# Religion
# Religion

Atheists know more about religion than faithful

Sep 28th 2010, 8:21 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

A US survey says that non-believers, on average, know more about the beliefs of different religions than their members.