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# church - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations
# Cardinal Vincent Nichols
# Cardinal Vincent Nichols

UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations

Nov 10th 2020, 2:43 PM 16,680 Views 20 Comments

It found Cardinal Nichols “seemingly put the reputation of the church” above his duty to sex assault victims.

# church - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship

Aug 19th 2020, 6:15 PM 23,887 Views 24 Comments

The leaders of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Presbyterians and Methodists issued a statement today.

# church - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Archbishop criticises limit on numbers attending Mass while shops are 'brimming with people'
# Say A Prayer
# Say A Prayer

Archbishop criticises limit on numbers attending Mass while shops are 'brimming with people'

Jun 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 40,731 Views 158 Comments

Churches and other places of worship will be reopened on 29 June.

# church - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Calls for younger Catholic volunteers to help start Masses in churches again
# Archbishop Eamon Martin
# Archbishop Eamon Martin

Calls for younger Catholic volunteers to help start Masses in churches again

Jun 7th 2020, 1:09 PM 34,867 Views 93 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the reopening of churches will happen “slowly and tentatively”.

# church - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire
# Paris
# Paris

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire

May 31st 2020, 4:35 PM 20,368 Views 6 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.

# church - Friday 29 May, 2020

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?

May 29th 2020, 7:50 AM 41,994 Views 117 Comments

Government guidelines advise that places of worship should not reopen until 20 July.

# church - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Parishioners urged to check if their Sunday mass is being streamed online as Church adheres to ban on gatherings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Parishioners urged to check if their Sunday mass is being streamed online as Church adheres to ban on gatherings

Mar 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,254 Views 56 Comments

Church leaders said that masses would be cancelled in response to the public health crisis caused by coronavirus.

# church - Friday 13 March, 2020

Bishops around the country have cancelled Mass for the coming three Sundays
# Called Off
# Called Off

Bishops around the country have cancelled Mass for the coming three Sundays

Mar 13th 2020, 4:58 PM 46,235 Views 86 Comments

Weddings, funerals and baptisms with fewer than 100 people will still go ahead.

# church - Friday 21 February, 2020

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,602 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

# church - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina

Nov 26th 2019, 11:15 AM 22,068 Views 0 Comments

The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.

# church - Monday 7 October, 2019

'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa

Oct 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,444 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old loosehead is enjoying his time in Japan with Ireland.

# church - Friday 20 September, 2019

Coffee and sumo wrestling help Healy's World Cup preparations
# Church
From The42
# Church

Coffee and sumo wrestling help Healy's World Cup preparations

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 9:32 PM 19,967 Views 44 Comments

The prop starts against Scotland on Sunday.

# church - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract
# Church
From The42
# Church

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract

May 21st 2019, 11:18 AM 17,923 Views 27 Comments

The Leinster prop has agreed a new two-year national contract.

# church - Friday 5 April, 2019

Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents

Apr 5th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,495 Views 60 Comments

The church added it wanted to “reduce the hate and contention so common today”.

# church - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases
# Ricardo Ezzati
# Ricardo Ezzati

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Mar 23rd 2019, 5:52 PM 9,433 Views 0 Comments

Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the highest-ranking Catholic official in Chile.

# church - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up
# Cardinal Barbarin
# Cardinal Barbarin

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up

Updated Mar 19th 2019, 4:14 PM 48,872 Views 75 Comments

France’s highest-ranking Catholic official failed to report sex abuse by a priest.

# church - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Church thanks public for support after stolen head of 800-year-old mummy recovered by gardaí
# Recovered
# Recovered

Church thanks public for support after stolen head of 800-year-old mummy recovered by gardaí

Mar 6th 2019, 12:09 PM 13,365 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they had recovered the head of the 800-year-old mummy.

# church - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys
# Church
# Church

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

Feb 26th 2019, 7:08 AM 11,085 Views 0 Comments

He has now become the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.

# church - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'
# Josepha Madigan
# Josepha Madigan

Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'

Feb 12th 2019, 8:03 AM 14,501 Views 103 Comments

The event had to be rescheduled after complaints made to the original venue because of the minister’s role in the Repeal campaign.

# church - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'You're representing a lot of people when you play for Ireland and defeat hurts'
# Church
From The42
# Church

'You're representing a lot of people when you play for Ireland and defeat hurts'

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

After a difficult week, Cian Healy is hungry to get Ireland back on track at Murrayfield.

# church - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns
# Pope
# Pope

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

Feb 6th 2019, 3:30 PM 28,586 Views 62 Comments

His admission followed a rare outcry last week from the Vatican’s women’s magazine over the sexual abuse of nuns.

# church - Saturday 2 February, 2019

'An absolute monster from day one' - Healy bounces back from the brink
# Bull
From The42
# Bull

'An absolute monster from day one' - Healy bounces back from the brink

Feb 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 41,601 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland loosehead came close to retiring from rugby in 2015.

# church - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year
# Community
# Community

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year

Jan 1st 2019, 3:15 PM 14,819 Views 76 Comments

A statement sees the leaders of Ireland’s different churches discussing topics like Brexit and the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland as causes for concern in 2019.

# church - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time
# Scientology
From The Daily Edge
# Scientology

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time

Dec 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 16,433 Views 6 Comments

‘You should be concerned…’

# church - Friday 26 October, 2018

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests
# Belgium
# Belgium

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests

Oct 26th 2018, 3:51 PM 15,887 Views 16 Comments

The suggestion of easing the rules on celibacy was raised by the Auxiliary Bishop of Brussels.

# church - Monday 17 September, 2018

'I stared down not having it. I made a pact with myself to enjoy every minute I get'
# Church
From The42
# Church

'I stared down not having it. I made a pact with myself to enjoy every minute I get'

Sep 17th 2018, 7:17 PM 16,810 Views 16 Comments

Cian Healy has discovered a love for knife making and figured out the best approach to counter-rucking.

# church - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS
# World Meeting
# World Meeting

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 4:50 PM 25,612 Views 112 Comments

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

# church - Friday 17 August, 2018

Names of 796 Tuam Babies written on white sheets and brought to Galway church
# In Memory
# In Memory

Names of 796 Tuam Babies written on white sheets and brought to Galway church

Aug 17th 2018, 6:12 PM 51,528 Views 109 Comments

Erin Darcy says the names of the children should be listed at the grave site.

# church - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history

Aug 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 11,469 Views 73 Comments

Bishop Brendan Leahy made his comments ahead of the Pope’s visit to Ireland later this month.

# church - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

Aug 14th 2018, 10:17 PM 23,351 Views 67 Comments

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

# church - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations
# Church
# Church

Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations

Aug 12th 2018, 2:30 PM 53,108 Views 0 Comments

The concerns relate to several decades ago.

# church - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Half a million have signed up to see the Pope - but how Catholic is Ireland?
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Half a million have signed up to see the Pope - but how Catholic is Ireland?

Aug 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 28,448 Views 240 Comments

Pope Francis will be in Ireland for two days, 25 and 26 August, as part of the World Meeting of Families event.

# church - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected
# Mayo
# Mayo

Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected

Jul 28th 2018, 6:31 PM 17,933 Views 26 Comments

It’s estimated that between 15,000-25,000 people could take part.

# church - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time
# Tuam Site
# Tuam Site

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,597 Views 67 Comments

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

# church - Monday 23 July, 2018

Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation
# Investigation
# Investigation

Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:50 PM 17,312 Views 30 Comments

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960.

# church - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples
# Ministers And Elders
# Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,353 Views 82 Comments

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# church - Friday 29 June, 2018

Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry

Jun 29th 2018, 11:21 AM 144,353 Views 172 Comments

The incident happened yesterday around 9pm.

# church - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism
# Church
# Church

'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 5:55 PM 48,648 Views 146 Comments

On Saturday, Culture Minister Josepha Madigan stepped up at her local church to lead prayers after a priest failed to show up.

# church - Monday 25 June, 2018

Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show
# Mass
# Mass

Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show

Jun 25th 2018, 4:22 PM 27,039 Views 79 Comments

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said that she did not read the Gospel, but led the readings from the altar.

# church - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Over 70 babies who died at Bethany Home - and one mother - to be named on new memorial stone
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Over 70 babies who died at Bethany Home - and one mother - to be named on new memorial stone

Jun 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 16,205 Views 19 Comments

The stone will be unveiled next week.

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