Ireland

Matt Malone, S.J. November 01, 2019
“Faith is the heart of the pilgrim, every pilgrim, the pilgrim’s modus operandi. Faith is our yes to what we know; but even more, it is our yes to what we don’t know—to all that is to come,” writes Matt Malone, S.J., in a homily he delivered in Ireland.
Kevin Spinale October 25, 2019
Kevin Spinale, S.J., the moderator of the Catholic Book Club, led discussions of two very different books this spring and summer. The first, 'Catholic Modern,' by James Chappel, is a heady look at how the church remade itself at a time of social and political upheaval. The second, 'Say Nothing,' by
A member of the Orange Order looks on July 12, 2016, at a temporary blockade put in place by police during the order's annual parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Loyalists were commemorating the 1690 defeat of the Catholic King James II by the Protestant Prince William of Orange. (CNS photo/Clodagh Kilcoyne, Reuters)
Joseph M. Brown, Gordon McCord October 02, 2019
The Troubles in Northern Ireland were worsened by the failure to build social bridges between Protestants and Catholics, write Joseph M. Brown and Gordon McCord. The lesson applies to divisions in our own time.
An ecumenical group of church leaders in Northern Ireland have come together to protest the British government's edict for a more liberal abortion rights law to be applied in the province.
On Sept. 1, Bishop Francis Duffy of Ardagh announced to a packed basilica that the church had officially recognized 68-year-old Carroll's healing.
Kevin Spinale August 16, 2019
The Troubles in Northern Ireland were fought mainly by children—young men and women from Northern Ireland and young British soldiers from other parts of the United Kingdom.