# catholic-church - Yesterday’s News
'When you're lying in that bed in Dún Laoghaire, it's easy to think it's all over but it's far from it'
Twelve years after he was left paralysed, Westmeath para-cycling Declan Slevin recounts the journey which has taken him to the Paralympic Games.
# catholic-church - Friday 26 August, 2016
Tom Clonan: The Catholic Church can either reform itself after the Maynooth mess - or risk looking like a Fr Ted episode
Change is hard in big organisations – but the Catholic Church’s approach to the problems in Maynooth have been less than encouraging.
# catholic-church - Thursday 25 August, 2016
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said “radical change” is needed within the Catholic Church.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
‘Baptise your child just to get into a school or don’t baptise but then fear your child may be ostracised from their class group?’
# catholic-church - Thursday 28 July, 2016
Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.
# catholic-church - Monday 25 July, 2016
A former government minister was caught throwing bags of cash over the wall of a convent.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.
# catholic-church - Thursday 7 July, 2016
Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.
# catholic-church - Friday 20 May, 2016
It is thought that the visit will take place in 2018 during the World Meeting of the Families in Dublin.
# catholic-church - Monday 16 May, 2016
'Like most of my friends, I baptised my children so they could go to school': The anger of Ireland's non-religious parents
Documents released to TheJournal.ie under freedom of information show the anger of Ireland’s non-religious parents.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 4 May, 2016
The latest tranche of child protection reviews found 288 allegations were made against the Catholic Church.
# catholic-church - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Religion is all of our business when over 90% of state-funded schools remain in church hands, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
# catholic-church - Saturday 26 March, 2016
# catholic-church - Thursday 17 March, 2016
The school said she breached her contract by going against the religious and moral teachings of the church.
# catholic-church - Monday 14 March, 2016
Some 96% of primary schools are under religious control.
# catholic-church - Monday 29 February, 2016
The Church – to quote the brilliant film “Spotlight” – thinks in centuries, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 27 January, 2016
“Spotlight is largely about journalists and journalism…”
# catholic-church - Friday 22 January, 2016
It’s part of a children’s book the Pontiff has written.
Shortly after he was elected, Francis raised conservative eyebrows by performing the rite on men and women, Catholics and Muslims.
We’ve made the front page.
# catholic-church - Monday 18 January, 2016
Could we be set for Easter Sunday to happen at the same time of year each year?
# catholic-church - Sunday 10 January, 2016
The new Hollywood movie focuses on the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation carried out by The Boston Globe into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child-molesting priests.
The Catholic Church has a record of abuse, twisted morality and regressive politics, writes Julien Mercille.
# catholic-church - Saturday 2 January, 2016
Coping International has received commitments from the Catholic hierarchy around the world over the past year.
The Primate of Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin said it was being overstated that this occurred regularly.
# catholic-church - Monday 28 December, 2015
The report was released in May 2009.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 2 December, 2015
The latest tranche of child protection reviews examines allegations against 20 orders.
# catholic-church - Friday 6 November, 2015
Archbishop Eamon Martin said he has dealt with three or four situations in the last year.
# catholic-church - Thursday 5 November, 2015
The case generated headlines when it came to light earlier this year.
# catholic-church - Monday 2 November, 2015
Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said that she is not comfortable with the concept.
The 12-strong group now face the wrath of Vatican officials in Rome.
# catholic-church - Saturday 31 October, 2015
# catholic-church - Sunday 25 October, 2015
Their view on gay marriage, however, remains unchanged.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 14 October, 2015
The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.
# catholic-church - Tuesday 13 October, 2015
A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.
# catholic-church - Friday 9 October, 2015
‘By getting on that train a group of brave women made the Catholic Church and the Irish state look ridiculous’
Playwright Arthur Riordan explains how two men go about writing a musical about feminism.
# catholic-church - Thursday 8 October, 2015
Pope Francis has previously ruled out admitting women to the ranks of the clergy.
By staying Catholic I feel liberals hypocritically give tacit approval to behaviour and attitudes they find offensive, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
# catholic-church - Wednesday 7 October, 2015
Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”
# catholic-church - Monday 28 September, 2015
Dublin is to host the World Meeting of Families.