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# church - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised
# Underutilised
# Underutilised

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:50 PM 15,854 Views 36 Comments

O’Brien said that he had written to the Archbishop of Dublin about buying unused church land.

# church - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero
# California
# California

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero

May 17th 2022, 1:23 PM 18,079 Views 2 Comments

Dr John Cheng was killed as he stopped a man shooting at worshippers in a Taiwanese church in California.

# church - Monday 16 May, 2022

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

May 16th 2022, 7:52 AM 26,726 Views 11 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

# church - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 3:32 PM 29,673 Views 0 Comments

The report analyses how abuse cases were dealt with in the archdiocese of Munich and Freising between 1945 and 2019.

# church - Monday 9 August, 2021

Suspect in Nantes cathedral fire held over Catholic priest death
# France
# France

Suspect in Nantes cathedral fire held over Catholic priest death

Aug 9th 2021, 10:41 PM 21,659 Views 0 Comments

Father Olivier Maire, 60, was killed in the town of Saint-Laurent-sur-Sevre.

# church - Thursday 3 June, 2021

How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
# Legal Action
# Legal Action

How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry

Jun 3rd 2021, 5:53 PM 16,853 Views 0 Comments
  • The potential legal action of survivors was seemingly not given the same consideration as legal action from religious orders, Órla Ryan writes
  • The Ryan Commission into child abuse continues to impact how we treat survivors of institutional abuse, a human rights lawyer has argued
  • There is mounting pressure for the commissioners to appear before the Oireachtas

# church - Friday 5 March, 2021

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy
# Church
From The42
# Church

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy

Mar 5th 2021, 10:17 AM 7,582 Views 40 Comments

‘My drive for success at both Leinster and Ireland is as strong as ever. I’m loving my rugby as much now as I did at the very start of my career.’

# church - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland
# Lent Advice
# Lent Advice

'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland

Feb 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 26,192 Views 26 Comments

Some dioceses are handing out little packets of ashes that can be used at home.

# church - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Man (50s) charged with theft of church donation box in Co Cork
# Carrigtwohill
# Carrigtwohill

Man (50s) charged with theft of church donation box in Co Cork

Jan 26th 2021, 11:16 AM 16,145 Views 0 Comments

The man was due to appear in court this morning.

# 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 16,795 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 23,909 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 40,856 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 35,034 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 20,384 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 42,061 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 23,346 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 46,314 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 10,653 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 22,201 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 13,535 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 20,001 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 17,944 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 10,511 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 9,451 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 48,895 Views 73 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 13,383 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 11,091 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 14,517 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 8,660 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 28,695 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 41,826 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 14,825 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 16,777 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 15,913 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 16,862 Views 15 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 25,664 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 51,591 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 11,531 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 23,436 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 53,143 Views 0 Comments

The concerns relate to several decades ago.

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