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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bishop

This year
# Shooting
Tributes paid to Irish auxiliary bishop shot dead in Los Angeles yesterday
The 69-year-old Cork man was remembered by colleagues as a ‘peacemaker’ and had served the LA community for 45 years.
All time
# Buffalo
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
# across the chamber
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.
# exorcism
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.
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.
# Euthanasia
'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.
# eighth referendum
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”.
# the eighth
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The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.
# Same-Sex Couples
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.
# Controversy
John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism
Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.
# Child Abuse
Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities'
In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.
# Corneliu Barladeanu
Romanian bishop quits over sex video
This is the second sex scandal to rock the Church this year.
# disciplinary action
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”.
# Sisters of Charity
Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.
# Commission of Inquiry
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.
# Galway
'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.
# Annie Murphy
Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday
The former Bishop of Galway passed away yesterday afternoon.
# work experience
15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny
From Abra in Waterford to the present day.
# Derry
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 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.
# Non-denominational
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.
# eamon martin
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.
# Willie Walsh
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.”
# Conscience
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.
# Family
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.
# Pro-Life
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.
# pat storey
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.
# Prayers
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.
# In Numbers
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?
# Church of Ireland
Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop
Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.
# IEC 2012
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.
# kildare and leighlin
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.
# Abortion
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
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.
# mitre is right
Samurai-sword wielding bishop saves neighbour from stalker
Now THAT is a bishop.
# sabbatical
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.
# Abortion
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.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris
Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.
# vatileaks
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.