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#Catholic

# catholic - Friday 2 June, 2017

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?

Some people think it’s not appropriate in modern Ireland.

# catholic - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

# catholic - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

# catholic - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'

There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.

# catholic - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# catholic - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning

The ceremony will make a formal request for the beatification of Dublin man Fr John Sullivan, who died in 1933.

# catholic - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# catholic - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge How Bad Are You At Being Catholic? Quiz

How Bad Are You At Being Catholic?

We can tell you.

# catholic - Friday 14 April, 2017

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at Philippines' annual Good Friday ceremony

Men also have their backs whipped.

# catholic - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# catholic - Monday 16 January, 2017

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

# catholic - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.

# catholic - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

# catholic - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise The Trocaire Box

16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise

Figuring out what you were giving up for Lent on Pancake Tuesday.

# catholic - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look

Catholic schools are more strict, the academic side of things follows in that pattern then.’

# catholic - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage

Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.

Pope urges 'drowsy and dull kids' to swap sofas and video games for walking boots

He said, “We didn’t come into the world to ‘vegetate’… We came for another reason: to leave a mark.”

# catholic - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Pope says the world is at war - but religion is not the cause

Pope Francis said all religions want peace, “it’s the others who want war”.

# catholic - Thursday 7 July, 2016

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

# catholic - Monday 20 June, 2016

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500

Some children are making more than €800.

# catholic - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 things all lapsed Catholics know to be true Lapsed Catholic

10 things all lapsed Catholics know to be true

You might be a lapsed Catholic… but you still pray to St. Anthony.

# catholic - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# catholic - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise Lent

# catholic - Friday 8 January, 2016

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# catholic - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

# catholic - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died RIP

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died

Pat Dorrian (59) passed away in hospital yesterday. Her daughter Lisa disappeared in February 2005.

# catholic - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey Lovemaking

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

“Everything is based on love”.

# catholic - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions

Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.

# catholic - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 hilarious tweets anyone who grew up Catholic will relate to Mass Appeal

16 hilarious tweets anyone who grew up Catholic will relate to

Everyone else: “And with your spirit.” You, loudly: “AND ALSO WITH YOU.”

# catholic - Friday 6 November, 2015

Archbishop reveals concerns about recent cases of possible abuse by priests

Archbishop Eamon Martin said he has dealt with three or four situations in the last year.

# catholic - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Eileen Fox, who unwittingly rocked 1960s Ireland, has passed away

Gay Byrne has led tributes to the woman behind the ‘Bishop and the nightie’ incident.

# catholic - Sunday 18 October, 2015

There is now a vial of John Paul II's blood in Poland's parliament

“This event is of a purely religious nature. We won’t use it for political ends.”

# catholic - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

# catholic - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers

Polish priest Krzystof Charamsa says he’s “out of the closet and very happy”.

# catholic - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Poll: Should Catholic priests be allowed to get married? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Catholic priests be allowed to get married?

We could be left with “a tiny cadre of aged priests” within a generation. Would allowing marriage change anything?

# catholic - Saturday 8 August, 2015

China has just got its first Catholic bishop in three years

“I’m glad he is becoming our bishop. He has a very deep faith and I know he will be able to accomplish his ministry well.”

# catholic - Monday 27 July, 2015

#GrowingUpCatholic hilariously summed up everything about having to go to mass

WHAT were you going to say in confession?

# catholic - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 confessions of a former altar server Ring My Bell

12 confessions of a former altar server

“Do this in memory of me.” DINGALINGALINGALINGALING.

# catholic - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge These elderly nuns want to stop dirty divil Katy Perry from buying a convent Nun Shall Pass

These elderly nuns want to stop dirty divil Katy Perry from buying a convent

They aren’t happy with her saucy videos. Not at all.

# catholic - Friday 5 June, 2015

Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home

“They no longer live ‘happily ever after’ … Being the child of parents with no faith is tough.”

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