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# acp - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

# acp - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Some priests aren't going to take a stance on the same-sex marriage referendum

The majority of ACP members will be voting ‘No’ though.

# acp - Thursday 18 September, 2014

We're running out of priests...

The number of priests entering the seminary in Ireland this year is less than a quarter of those in England and Wales.

# acp - Monday 24 February, 2014

Priest says Iona Institute didn't handle homophobia debate well

Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.

# acp - Monday 27 January, 2014

Priests tell Ruairí Quinn to stop undermining religion in schools

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.

# acp - Friday 7 June, 2013

Priests say they are an easy target for false abuse allegations

The Association of Catholic Priests has spoken out in the wake of false allegations of abuse made against a Kerry priest.

# acp - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# acp - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Three quarters of Catholics say Church teachings on sexuality are irrelevant

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.

Column: Are we as a Catholic Church not mature enough to listen to others?

The Vatican is investigating Fr Tony Flannery over his liberal views. But censorship is not a Christian solution, writes Fr Jimmy McPhillips.

# acp - Friday 7 October, 2011

Catholic priests' association calls for radical change at AGM

In a keynote speech, Fr Kevin Hegarty spoke about changing the way bishops are chosen and how the Catholic Church views sexuality.