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# catholicism - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'

Aug 21st 2011, 8:20 PM 708 Views 39 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI urges the 1.5 million attending the festival in Madrid not to “keep Christ to yourselves”.

# catholicism - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Aug 20th 2011, 2:17 PM 743 Views 36 Comments

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

# catholicism - Monday 25 July, 2011

Column: You, Me and the Holy See
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: You, Me and the Holy See

Jul 25th 2011, 8:12 AM 60 Views 188 Comments

Lisa McInerney on the “sickly, complicated” relationship Ireland has with Catholicism: “It’s completely wrong for Irish Catholics to demand the State be run to their spiritual stipulations.

# catholicism - Friday 22 July, 2011

China considers ordaining seven more bishops amid rift with Vatican
# China
# China

China considers ordaining seven more bishops amid rift with Vatican

Jul 22nd 2011, 11:57 AM 120 Views 1 Comment

The Vatican has already refused to recognise three bishops recently ordained by China’s state-controlled Catholic church.

# catholicism - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Pope accepts Cardinal's resignation after clerical abuse scandal ...in Philadelphia
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Pope accepts Cardinal's resignation after clerical abuse scandal ...in Philadelphia

Jul 19th 2011, 1:51 PM 379 Views 4 Comments

It’s not just in Ireland, you know. Cardinal Justin Rigali steps down as Archbishop of Philadelphia over sex abuse.

# catholicism - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Vatican expels 'bishop' unofficially ordained by Chinese government
# China
# China

Vatican expels 'bishop' unofficially ordained by Chinese government

Jul 17th 2011, 3:10 PM 307 Views 4 Comments

China’s state authorities appointed their third unofficial bishop in eight months – escalating tensions with the Holy See.

# catholicism - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal
# Holocaust Denial
# Holocaust Denial

British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal

Jul 5th 2011, 11:37 AM 744 Views 20 Comments

Catholic bishop Richard Williamson claims he was asked “leading questions” in a Swedish TV interview.

# catholicism - Friday 1 July, 2011

Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits"
# Irish 'Catholics'
From The Daily Edge
# Irish 'Catholics'

Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits"

Jul 1st 2011, 3:12 PM 4,943 Views 62 Comments

Catholic preacher travels to make video in Dublin – and is shocked that people “deliberately miss Mass” and at finding stickers that “promote sodomy as a right”.

# catholicism - Friday 24 June, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – On how to organise a social media protest
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – On how to organise a social media protest

Jun 24th 2011, 6:05 PM 8 Views 3 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland tries to mobilise The Bebo, The Twitter and The Facebook to protest against a “shocking” art exhibition.

# catholicism - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

First Communion worth almost €58 million to economy - survey
# First Communion
# First Communion

First Communion worth almost €58 million to economy - survey

Jun 14th 2011, 10:44 AM 810 Views 4 Comments

Parents spent an average of €1,000 per child on children celebrating their First Holy Communion since April.

# catholicism - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Maltese voters go to polls on legalising divorce
# Malta
# Malta

Maltese voters go to polls on legalising divorce

May 28th 2011, 3:18 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

400,000 voters – the majority of them Catholic – will choose whether to allow divorce after four years of separation.

# catholicism - Friday 6 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II

May 6th 2011, 10:23 AM 13 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gives us a peek at his diary from the Vatican last weekend:”We are as excited as a bunch of schoolgirls on their way to a Cliff Richard concert”.

# catholicism - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Filmmaker claims to have found nails used in Jesus' crucifixion From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 12th 2011, 3:24 PM

Filmmaker claims to have found nails used in Jesus' crucifixion

# catholicism - Friday 18 March, 2011

New Vatican initiative will 'reach out to atheists'
# Atheism
# Atheism

New Vatican initiative will 'reach out to atheists'

Mar 18th 2011, 3:01 PM 1,176 Views 0 Comments

The Church unveils a plan to open dialogue with non-believers – but there’s no room for the likes of Richard Dawkins.

# catholicism - Friday 11 March, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests

Mar 11th 2011, 7:04 PM 6 Views 7 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland brings the Fathers on a pre-Easter retreat of expiation and self-flagellation. They also promise to give up pink M&Ms for Lent.

# catholicism - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features
# Death Threats
From The Daily Edge
# Death Threats

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features

Mar 5th 2011, 4:35 PM 4,175 Views 2 Comments

Gay Byrne tells The Sun that the Late Late Show’s frank discussion of topics like homosexuality made him a public target.

# catholicism - Thursday 9 September, 2010

The second miracle of Cardinal Newman paves the way for sainthood
# Catholicism
# Catholicism

The second miracle of Cardinal Newman paves the way for sainthood

Sep 9th 2010, 5:07 PM 513 Views 0 Comments

The founder of UCD will be beatified by the Pope later this month.