# association-of-catholic-priests - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
The Association of Catholic Priests says married men should be allowed to become priests.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The number of priests entering the seminary in Ireland this year is less than a quarter of those in England and Wales.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Friday 13 June, 2014
The Association of Catholic Priests said that Pope Francis may be open to updating the New Missal, but noted that a u-turn would be “embarrassing” for his predecessor Pope Benedict.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Monday 9 June, 2014
Catholic bishops will discuss the issue at their annual conference this week.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Monday 24 February, 2014
Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Monday 27 January, 2014
The Association of Catholic Priests strongly criticised the Minister for Education after he said religion should be taught within homes and parishes rather than schools.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Friday 7 June, 2013
The Association of Catholic Priests has spoken out in the wake of false allegations of abuse made against a Kerry priest.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Sunday 20 January, 2013
Fr Tony Flannery has come under pressure from the Vatican to recant his views on women becoming priests and the system of selecting bishops being overhauled.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Priests tell TheJournal.ie that the iPad is “dead handy”, but opposition from some bishops to their use in mass.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Saturday 16 June, 2012
A group of Irish priests have labelled the investigation “prurient” and “incompetent”, and said it may have been motivated by homophobia.
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# association-of-catholic-priests - Thursday 12 April, 2012
The survey of Irish Catholics found 87 per cent are in favour of priests being allowed marry and 77 per cent support women becoming priests.
The Vatican is investigating Fr Tony Flannery over his liberal views. But censorship is not a Christian solution, writes Fr Jimmy McPhillips.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Thursday 17 November, 2011
Association of Catholic Priests founder calls Prime Time Investigates accusations against Fr Kevin Reynolds “vile and appalling” as RTÉ apologises and pays undisclosed damages.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Friday 7 October, 2011
In a keynote speech, Fr Kevin Hegarty spoke about changing the way bishops are chosen and how the Catholic Church views sexuality.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Thursday 11 August, 2011
A new report on the Donegal diocese of Raphoe is expected to reveal many more assaults on children by priests.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Wednesday 20 July, 2011
The Catholic Church has abused its power in Ireland, but it still brings something essential to our lives, writes Fr Tony Flannery.
# association-of-catholic-priests - Friday 4 February, 2011
Some priests believe the changes are sexist and archaic, and will drive mass-goers away. But does anyone care?
# association-of-catholic-priests - Wednesday 27 October, 2010
A distinction should be drawn between paedophile priest and those who have committed a minor indiscretion with a teenager, says the Association of Catholic Priests.