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#Priests

# priests - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Group of young priests band together to buy a church in Limerick
# Church
# Church

Group of young priests band together to buy a church in Limerick

Aug 25th 2012, 8:15 PM 17,626 Views 54 Comments

The Church of the Sacred Heart Crescent in Limerick had lain empty for six years after a developer bought and – subsequently -abandoned it.

# priests - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Catholic church preparing for priestless parishes
# Priestless Parishes
# Priestless Parishes

Catholic church preparing for priestless parishes

Aug 23rd 2012, 9:18 AM 8,952 Views 82 Comments

The Irish Catholic newspaper has reported that Catholic bishops are drawing up radical new plans for laypeople-led Sunday services.

# priests - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Kenny, Gilmore to host reception for high-ranking Catholic clergy
# Eucharistic Congress
# Eucharistic Congress

Kenny, Gilmore to host reception for high-ranking Catholic clergy

Jun 14th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,951 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach doesn’t expect a hostile response from Church leaders tomorrow despite his speech on the separation of Church and State last year.

# priests - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Over 230 new abuse allegations received by Catholic Church
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Over 230 new abuse allegations received by Catholic Church

Jun 5th 2012, 2:48 PM 1,944 Views 23 Comments

The National Board for Safeguarding Children received 237 new abuse allegations in the year to 1 April, 2012, implicating 196 priests.

# priests - Saturday 5 May, 2012

5 priests removed after abuse inquiry in Philadelphia
# Abuse
# Abuse

5 priests removed after abuse inquiry in Philadelphia

May 5th 2012, 10:25 AM 2,317 Views 27 Comments

Seventeen more priests are under review, the Archbishop of Philadelphia revealed yesterday.

# priests - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Poll: Should priests be forced to break Seal of Confession?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should priests be forced to break Seal of Confession?

Apr 26th 2012, 10:08 AM 7,159 Views 119 Comments

New laws introducing mandatory reporting may be defied by priests.

# priests - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Column: Are we as a Catholic Church not mature enough to listen to others?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are we as a Catholic Church not mature enough to listen to others?

Apr 12th 2012, 7:15 AM 174 Views 59 Comments

The Vatican is investigating Fr Tony Flannery over his liberal views. But censorship is not a Christian solution, writes Fr Jimmy McPhillips.

# priests - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Donegal bishops made "significant" errors dealing with child sex abuse
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Donegal bishops made "significant" errors dealing with child sex abuse

Nov 30th 2011, 1:54 PM 2,167 Views 47 Comments

The Catholic Bishop of Raphoe in Donegal described the abuse committed against children as “horrific” and said that there had been “very poor judgements and mistakes made”.

# priests - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"

Nov 29th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,507 Views 3 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland investigated the show following a complaint from a man who took part in filming for the programme, but was unhappy with how his interview was used.

# priests - Friday 18 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff

Nov 18th 2011, 8:30 PM 16 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is caught up in #Occupy fever – and decides to #Occupy Jim Sheridan’s €7,000-a-month rented house.

# priests - Thursday 10 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Nov 10th 2011, 4:50 PM 1,840 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Catholic priests in Dublin to face 9 per cent income cut
# Priests
# Priests

Catholic priests in Dublin to face 9 per cent income cut

Nov 10th 2011, 4:00 PM 6,662 Views 66 Comments

Take a guess at how much a priest will now earn…

# priests - Monday 7 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 7th 2011, 8:24 AM 3,141 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# priests - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Poll: Should priests be allowed to renounce vow of celibacy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should priests be allowed to renounce vow of celibacy?

Sep 13th 2011, 12:58 PM 3,729 Views 124 Comments

The former Bishop of Derry, Dr Edward Daly, says that priests should be allowed to marry and mandatory celibacy done away with. Do you agree?

# priests - Friday 29 July, 2011

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape

Jul 29th 2011, 9:33 PM 697 Views 16 Comments

The monsignor is the only US church official ever charged with transferring paedophile priests to unsuspecting parishes.

# priests - Monday 25 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare
# Welfare
# Welfare

Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare

Jul 25th 2011, 8:56 AM 3,762 Views 110 Comments

The Taoiseach also warned of further spending cuts, saying we can “no longer afford” certain services.

# priests - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Column: No matter what, we still need the Church
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: No matter what, we still need the Church

Jul 20th 2011, 7:30 PM 71 Views 149 Comments

The Catholic Church has abused its power in Ireland, but it still brings something essential to our lives, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

# priests - Monday 30 May, 2011

Belgian church to compensate victims for abuse
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgian church to compensate victims for abuse

May 30th 2011, 3:07 PM 192 Views 0 Comments

The Catholic church in Belgium said that in recognition of its “moral responsibility and the expectations of society” it will ensure those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of clergy will be compensated.

# priests - Friday 29 April, 2011

Seventy people to take Vatican and Belgian church officials to court over abuse claims
# Belgium
# Belgium

Seventy people to take Vatican and Belgian church officials to court over abuse claims

Apr 29th 2011, 3:36 PM 598 Views 12 Comments

The group claim that the organisations did not protect them from paedophile priests.

# priests - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Doctors are the most trusted profession in Ireland
# Trusted
# Trusted

Doctors are the most trusted profession in Ireland

Apr 28th 2011, 9:51 AM 1,210 Views 2 Comments

A survey done on behalf of the Medical Council reveals, perhaps not surprisingly, that doctors are the most trusted profession but TDs and pollsters come bottom of the pile.

# priests - Friday 4 February, 2011

Poll: Do you care about the proposed changes to the Mass?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you care about the proposed changes to the Mass?

Feb 4th 2011, 10:01 AM 7,457 Views 0 Comments

Some priests believe the changes are sexist and archaic, and will drive mass-goers away. But does anyone care?

# priests - Friday 23 July, 2010

Italian Church tells gay priests: don’t lead ‘double lives’
# Gay Priests
# Gay Priests

Italian Church tells gay priests: don’t lead ‘double lives’

Jul 23rd 2010, 4:00 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

A magazine article reveals that Italian priests have frequented gay bars in Rome.