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Pope Francis gives crucifix to Angelus-goers To mark the recent Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, Pope Francis gives those present at the Angelus prayer a small crucifix, calling it “a sign of the love of God, who in Jesus gave his life for us.”   Pope Francis gave a crucifix to every person […]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Faith reduced to formulas is short-sighted’ Pope Francis prayed the Angelus with pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, reflecting on the day’s Gospel (Mk 8:27-35). Jesus, the Holy Father said, asks his disciples the question that runs through the whole of Mark’s Gospel: “Who is Jesus?”. Pope Francis said […]

Pope Angelus: vigilance against hypocrisy, worldly contamination Pope Francis during his Angelus on Sunday tells the faithful to look to the true meaning of religion which is, remaining faithful to the Word of God and being vigilant against the pollution of hypocrisy, vanity and greed. Before the recitation of the Marian Prayer, Pope Francis reflected […]

Pope Francis appeals for Syria at Angelus Pope Francis appeals for Syria and invites the international community to use dialogue and diplomacy to help safeguard civilians in the country. Pope Francis on Sunday made a heartfelt appeal for the people of Syria, telling the faithful gathered for the Angelus in St Peter’s Square that there were still the […]

  Homily preached by Father Denis McNelis for the Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Thomas Deenihan as Bishop of Meath 3.00pm Mass celebrated in the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, Diocese of Meath  From Cork to Meath … For someone from Cork moving to the Diocese of Meath, it must nearly seem like emigrating. Monsignor […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin pays tribute to the late Bishop Fiachra Ó Ceallaigh OFM RIP Archbishop Eamon Martin has issued the following statement on the death of the late Bishop Fiachra Ó Ceallaigh OFM, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Dublin: “I am saddened to learn of the death of Bishop Fiachra Ó Ceallaigh. “ […]

The Healing Power of Confession – by Fr. Eamonn McCarthy, C.C. Macroom The Healing Power of Confession by Fr Eamonn McCarthy Forgiveness is at the heart of the teaching and ministry of Our Divine Saviour, yet, as the song goes, ‘sorry seems to be the hardest word.’ Why is it that many people have such […]

Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin at the opening Mass of the 26th General Assembly of the International Federation of Catholic Universities I am the vine; you are the branches. We may not have vineyards in Ireland, but up in Armagh – the so-called ‘orchard county’- we have a long tradition of growing apples, going back […]

Pope Francis announces that he will canonize Nunzio Sulprizio in October Pope Francis announces on Thursday during an Ordinary Public Consistory that he will canonize an additional person on October 14 along with Blessed Paul VI and Blessed Oscar Romero. In an Ordinary Public Consistory held on Thursday morning, Pope Francis announced that he will […]

The Homily of Bishop Denis Nulty for the celebration of the Aifreann na Clainne Mass (of the family) on 11.00am Mass broadcast yesterday Sunday 15th July from the RTÉ studios in Donnybrook, Dublin, on RTÉ One Television & Radio. Mr Tom Conroy, a composer who lives in Portarlington in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin, […]


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