Bishop Treanor condemns destruction of Jewish graves
“What a tragedy and blemish that the long-present, beloved and treasured Jewish families of our community should suffer yet again such actions of disrespect, violence to the memory of their beloved dead."
Would-be suicide bomber attacks priest during Mass in Indonesia
18-year-old suspect had been sitting in a pew during a crowded Sunday Mass when he suddenly got up and ran towards the altar.
Knock Marriage Bureau pivotal in five marriages in 2015
More than 1,000 marriages have taken place as a direct result of introductions that have been made in Knock.
Bishop of Cork praises Peter Barry as man of "integrity and faith"
Former Tánaiste's "pivotal role in negotiating the Anglo Irish Agreement helped to create the foundations on which the peace process in Northern Ireland was built," says Taoiseach.
Historic peace agreement reached in Colombia
War cost 220,000 lives over 52 years. "We are not going to fail. This is the chance for peace," says President Santos.
Mary Immaculate College unveils plans for new library
The country’s largest Catholic college is set to build a new library and learning resource centre to accommodate its increasing student numbers, set to reach 5,000 by 2020.
Asia Bibi's Supreme Court appeal date set
Human rights groups believe Pakistan's blasphemy laws are often used to discriminate against religious minorities, such as the country's estimated three million Christians.
Two nuns murdered in Mississippi
Police found the bodies of Sr Paula Merrill of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Sr Margaret Held of the School Sisters of St Francis in Milwaukee and are investigating robbery as a possible motive.
Kylemore Abbey and Notre Dame open new centre
Over one hundred senior academics and management from the Indiana-based college travelled to Connemara to take part in the ceremony.
Fr Shay Cullen wins 2016 Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award
Columban missionary has uncovered and exposed widespread child sexual abuse and human trafficking involving children as young as 9 years abused by US personnel and sex tourists including local men.
Catholic peace groups urged to support Aleppo bombing protest
“We cannot sit on the fence any more on this issue – we must stand up to this indiscriminate killing of people whether it is Russia or America that is responsible.”
Closure of Catholic colleges mark beginning of new era
New institutions are needed to address a new era says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
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