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# christians - Thursday 14 February, 2019

'I'll tell you straight out, only for the Harty Cup, God knows what would have happened with my career after that'
# Trip Down Memory Lane
From The42
# Trip Down Memory Lane

'I'll tell you straight out, only for the Harty Cup, God knows what would have happened with my career after that'

Updated Feb 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 32,211 Views 12 Comments

25 years on, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín reflects on a Dr Harty Cup victory in the last all-Cork final meeting.

# christians - Monday 14 January, 2019

Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians
# Ronald McDonald
# Ronald McDonald

Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians

Jan 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 60,542 Views 82 Comments

Hundreds of Christians have called for the for the removal of the sculpture.

# christians - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France

Sep 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,049 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old out-half has joined Fédérale 1 side Narbonne.

# christians - Thursday 8 March, 2018

CBC crash over with last play to complete famous comeback over rivals in Munster semi
# An Epic
From The42
# An Epic

CBC crash over with last play to complete famous comeback over rivals in Munster semi

Mar 8th 2018, 7:02 PM 17,518 Views 4 Comments

Adam O’Connor will have homework off tonight after his last-gasp try saw off Pres at Musgrave Park.

# christians - Friday 29 December, 2017

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
# Cairo
# Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,028 Views 47 Comments

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

# christians - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

Jun 7th 2017, 10:06 PM 13,792 Views 48 Comments

In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.

# christians - Friday 26 May, 2017

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo
# Terror
# Terror

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo

May 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 24,619 Views 53 Comments

The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.

# christians - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East
# Public Condemnation
# Public Condemnation

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Apr 14th 2017, 3:23 PM 9,411 Views 80 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath says that he and other deputies have been trying to get the Dáil to issue an explicit motion on the issue.

# christians - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,257 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# christians - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent
# Schools Rugby
From The42
# Schools Rugby

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent

Mar 13th 2016, 4:30 PM 10,196 Views 4 Comments

Out-half James Taylor was the key figure for the Cork side.

# christians - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
# Gotta Have Faith
# Gotta Have Faith

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

May 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 17,470 Views 65 Comments

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

# christians - Friday 24 April, 2015

A swingers sex club has turned into a 'church' so it can keep its building
# Oh My God
# Oh My God

A swingers sex club has turned into a 'church' so it can keep its building

Apr 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,565 Views 21 Comments

And as a ‘church’ can’t be defined under the US Constitution….

# christians - Monday 20 April, 2015

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians

Apr 20th 2015, 7:55 AM 26,338 Views 95 Comments

The 29-minute video was released yesterday and is yet to be verified.

# christians - Friday 3 April, 2015

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years
# On The Up
# On The Up

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:45 AM 14,236 Views 190 Comments

That’s according to a new report on the growth of the main religions.

# christians - Sunday 24 August, 2014

What is it like to be an Evangelical Christian in Ireland?
# Minority Report
# Minority Report

What is it like to be an Evangelical Christian in Ireland?

Aug 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 36,468 Views 262 Comments

Is it different from any other faith? We found out.

# christians - Friday 15 August, 2014

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them

Aug 15th 2014, 5:35 PM 8,608 Views 113 Comments

The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.

# christians - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

20,000 Iraqis face 'mass atrocity and potential genocide within days or hours'
# Time To Get Out
# Time To Get Out

20,000 Iraqis face 'mass atrocity and potential genocide within days or hours'

Aug 13th 2014, 7:25 AM 6,447 Views 56 Comments

The US is assessing how to evacuate up to 30,000 civilians off a mountain that is besieged by extremists.

# christians - Thursday 7 March, 2013

In pictures: nothing between CBC Cork and Crescent in Munster Senior Cup semi-final
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

In pictures: nothing between CBC Cork and Crescent in Munster Senior Cup semi-final

Mar 7th 2013, 6:42 PM 2,932 Views 1 Comment

Play it again, lads.

# christians - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography
# Trilogy
# Trilogy

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:35 AM 7,030 Views 107 Comments

In it he reveals that the Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation and that Jesus was born several years earlier than believed.

# christians - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December
# Doooooooom
# Doooooooom

Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December

Nov 18th 2012, 3:35 PM 20,093 Views 119 Comments

Ding ding ding! It’s round one of Pope Benedict XVI versus the Mayan prophets of doom.

# christians - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar

Sep 29th 2012, 6:22 PM 5,694 Views 24 Comments

Prosecutors have launched a probe into whether the musical is offensive to devout Christians.

# christians - Monday 11 June, 2012

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven

Jun 11th 2012, 12:18 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.

# christians - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria

Jan 8th 2012, 8:41 PM 2,731 Views 38 Comments

At least 52 people have been killed in recent days by the extremist Boko Haram sect – which has started specifically targeting Christians in northeastern Nigeria.

# christians - Saturday 7 January, 2012

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks
# Nigeria Attacks
# Nigeria Attacks

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks

Jan 7th 2012, 12:50 PM 1,810 Views 26 Comments

An extremist Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the killings of at least 20 people who had gathered for a meeting of a Christian ethnic group.

# christians - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended
# Apocalypse Now?
From The Daily Edge
# Apocalypse Now?

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended

May 21st 2011, 7:23 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

Predictions that the world would end today with the coming of ‘the Rapture’ seem to have been miscalculated. Unless I’m typing this in the afterlife.

# christians - Monday 9 May, 2011

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt

May 9th 2011, 9:11 AM 373 Views 0 Comments

Rising tensions between the two communities spilled over on Saturday night, sparking violence in which 12 people were killed.

# christians - Sunday 8 May, 2011

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

May 8th 2011, 9:28 AM 578 Views 0 Comments

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.