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# bishop - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

New York bishop steps down amid ongoing clerical abuse scandal

The Buffalo bishop has been accused in US media of hiding the names of accused priests

# bishop - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was the target of Varadkar’s comments and he’s now responded to the apology.

# bishop - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Bishop setting up group to fight off 'evil forces' and recite prayers of exorcism

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said the ministry group will pray and recite the prayers of exorcism.

# bishop - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII

Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.

# bishop - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

# bishop - Monday 28 May, 2018

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

# bishop - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

# bishop - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video

The welcome was was removed from a video supporting the World Meeting of Families.

# bishop - Thursday 1 March, 2018

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

# bishop - Friday 5 January, 2018

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities' Exclusive

In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.

# bishop - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Romanian bishop quits over sex video

This is the second sex scandal to rock the Church this year.

# bishop - Saturday 29 April, 2017

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# bishop - 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.

# bishop - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Waterford bishop backs victims' requests for inquiry into paedophile Bill Kenneally

Victims want to know if gardaí didn’t arrest Kenneally because of his political connections, among other issues.

# bishop - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal

The former bishop will be laid to rest tomorrow.

# bishop - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday

The former Bishop of Galway passed away yesterday afternoon.

# bishop - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny Work Experience

15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny

From Abra in Waterford to the present day.

# bishop - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly

Daly famously waved a white flag while trying to aid the wounded on Bloody Sunday.

# bishop - Monday 8 August, 2016

Bishop Edward Daly, the man who waved the white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, has died RIP

Bishop Edward Daly, the man who waved the white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, has died

Edward Daly waved a white handkerchief in Derry while trying to aid the wounded on 30 January 1972.

# bishop - Monday 9 November, 2015

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools

Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.

# bishop - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

# bishop - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

# bishop - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# bishop - Monday 9 March, 2015

Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents

In an interview with Newstalk this morning, Bishop Kevin Doran also said women shouldn’t abort a baby just to get back at their rapist.

# bishop - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Misquoted: Sinn Féin apologises to Bishop over abortion letter

The party’s apologised after election literature written by local members misrepresented the views of Bishop of Dromore, John McAreavey.

# bishop - Saturday 30 November, 2013

First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin

Pat Storey, who has been a rector of St Augustine’s in Derry since 2004, takes over as Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# bishop - Monday 7 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your week.

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

# bishop - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# bishop - Friday 20 September, 2013

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# bishop - Friday 13 September, 2013

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

# bishop - Sunday 4 August, 2013

49-year-old Nulty becomes country's youngest Catholic bishop

The cleric asked the congregation to pray for the loved ones of Eoghan and Ruairí Chada from nearby Bagnalstown Parish in his ordination ceremony at Carlow Cathederal.

# bishop - Friday 10 May, 2013

Boston cardinal says he will boycott event because Enda Kenny is going

Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Enda Kenny is “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”.

# bishop - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Pope appoints Father Raymond A Browne as Bishop of Kerry

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Most Reverend William Murphy of Kerry and has appointed Bishop Browne to the role.

# bishop - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Samurai-sword wielding bishop saves neighbour from stalker Mitre Is Right This post contains images

Samurai-sword wielding bishop saves neighbour from stalker

Now THAT is a bishop.

# bishop - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"

The Bishop is the uncle to John McAreavey, whose wife Michaela was murdered while on honeymoon in Mauritius in January 2011.

# bishop - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Bishop criticises opening of Marie Stopes clinic offering abortion

Bishop of Down and Connor Noel Treanor said the clinic undermines the dignity of human life in society.

# bishop - Monday 8 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# bishop - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Former butler to Pope on trial over leaked documents

Vatican judges have refused to admit key evidence in the trial and Gabriele’s hearing has been fixed for Tuesday.

# bishop - Monday 2 July, 2012

Pope fires Slovak bishop in rare show of authority

Pope Benedict XVI has become increasingly willing to forcibly remove bishops who refuse to step down.

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