# catholic-church - Monday 27 July, 2015
WHAT were you going to say in confession?
# catholic-church - Thursday 23 July, 2015
A new GSOC report found that a statement might have been taken just to “appease the victim”.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
So says a bishop, anyway.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 7 July, 2015
During my audience with Pope Francis, I asked for support in providing services to survivors of clerical child sexual abuse and their families. I reissue that request to His Holiness one year on.
# catholic-church - Sunday 5 July, 2015
The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has been called to intervene.
# catholic-church - Thursday 2 July, 2015
Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case
# catholic-church - Thursday 11 June, 2015
Read and decide for yourself.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
The powerful documentary aired on RTÉ last night, giving an insight into Noble’s troubled past and her inspiring ability to turn it into something positive.
# catholic-church - Monday 1 June, 2015
And he doesn’t hold back on the Catholic Church.
The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.
# catholic-church - Thursday 28 May, 2015
The allegations relate to physical, emotional and sexual abuse committed by members of the clergy between 1950 and 2006.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Just over half of Italian voters would support same-sex marriage, but there’s not even civil unions yet.
# catholic-church - Thursday 21 May, 2015
The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 19 May, 2015
A date has reportedly been set for September 2016.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
The organisation, which received €1.9 million from Tusla last year, is to lose €378,000 of that funding in 2015.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.
# catholic-church - Thursday 23 April, 2015
Representative of the church must meaningfully alter responses toward women, LGBT people, and those in second relationships, writes Fr Tony Flannery.
# catholic-church - Thursday 2 April, 2015
It’s highly ironic that a supposedly modern, inclusive European democracy still prohibits the sale of alcohol on any day of the year.
# catholic-church - Monday 30 March, 2015
The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.
# catholic-church - Monday 23 March, 2015
There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.
# catholic-church - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.
# catholic-church - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Atheist Ireland said the proposals do not respect the human rights of atheist or secular families.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 10 March, 2015
Meanwhile, a rewording of the question in Irish being put to the public the same-sex marriage referendum has been announced.
# catholic-church - Friday 20 February, 2015
The decision has been welcomed by an organisation representing priests in Ireland, which said support is needed for those wrongly accused.
# catholic-church - Friday 13 February, 2015
It is part of a move to diversify the patronage of schools across the country.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Marriage is still an important institution in this country, according to new research released today, but attitudes to it are changing.
The Franciscan friars have apologised to survivors who were abused while under their care.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
Dan Duane made the appeal to the Catholic Church’s highest judicial authority.
# catholic-church - Monday 22 December, 2014
It was among 15 “ailments” the pontiff said top Church officials were suffering.
# catholic-church - Friday 12 December, 2014
Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.
# catholic-church - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin has promised to amend Section 37.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The pontiff said that the Big Bang theory is not inconsistent with Catholic teachings.
# catholic-church - Sunday 19 October, 2014
Bishop John Fleming said the news came as a “shock” to him.
# catholic-church - Monday 13 October, 2014
A document released by the Vatican today asks if it can welcome gay people “without compromising Catholic doctrine on the family and matrimony”.
# catholic-church - Friday 10 October, 2014
To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Diarmuid Martin says it’s time for “a new language” between the Church and couples.
# catholic-church - Sunday 5 October, 2014
Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church must address the present gulf between what it currently says on these issues and what tens of millions of believers actually do.
# catholic-church - Friday 26 September, 2014
The bishop is the second the Pope has removed from office.
The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.
# catholic-church - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Martin Sixsmith travels to Ireland and America to reveal the moving stories of parents and children.