Arts and Cutlure

Pope: We should never fear to learn more about the universe Pope Francis on Thursday addressed participants in the Vatican Observatory Summer School in Astrophysics, which this year is studying “Stellar Variability in the Era of Large Surveys”. By Robin Gomes “To know the universe, at least in part; to know what we know and […]

Statement of the Summer 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference The Summer 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues discussed by the bishops at their meeting: World Meeting of Families in Ireland, 21 to 26 […]

Pope hopes FIFA World Cup will be an occasion of dialogue and encounter Pope Francis looked ahead to a month of top class football during his General Audience expressing his hope the FIFA World Cup Russia will favour solidarity and peace among nations.   By Linda Bordoni   Pope Francis has expressed his hope that […]

Irish Church leaders in Rome to mark Good Friday anniversary   20 years after a referendum approving Northern Ireland’s peace agreement, religious and political leaders gathered in Rome for an event introduced by the Vatican’s foreign minister and organised by the British and Irish embassies to the Holy See   By Philippa Hitchen Leaders of […]

Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel reopen this weekend   The Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel reopen today Friday 18 May following extensive refurbishment carried out over several months. The first public Mass since the church’s closure last October will be celebrated tomorrow at 9.00am. All parishioners and friends of Knock Shrine are invited […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes the message of Pope Francis for World Communications Day 2018 Theme for 2018: “‘The truth will set you free’ (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace” I warmly welcome Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2018, which we celebrate on Sunday. This year’s theme, “‘The truth will set you […]

More than 200 people gathered at Bishops’ Quay in Limerick on Monday 30 April for the unveiling of a memorial marking the visit of Pope Saint John Paul II to Limerick City. The memorial, featuring a likeness to Pope Saint John Paul II, was unveiled by Papal Nuncio to Ireland, His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus […]

‘Unite to Cure’ event in the Vatican focuses on impact of technology in society A 3-day international conference promoted by the Pontifical Council for Culture aims discuss the impact of new technology on society and culture. Organized in collaboration with the Cura Foundation, the “Unite To Cure” event is taking place in the Vatican’s New […]

Dublin Diocese to host unique concert with Palestrina and Escolanía boys’ choirs A unique concert will take place in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral tonight, 19 April, at 8.00pm, featuring two renowned boys’ choirs, the Palestrina, the boys’ choir of the Pro Cathedral, and the Escolanía de Montserrat. The Escolanía choir belongs to the Monastery of […]

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