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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'

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

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

# christians - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

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

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

# christians - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# christians - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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'

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

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

# christians - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography Trilogy This post contains images

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.