Faith NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceJune 04, 2019
In the midst of a bitter gangland feud in the Irish capital, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has moved to ensure that funerals of those killed are not used as overt shows of wealth or perceived influence.
Faith NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceApril 18, 2019
The commission investigating the historic treatment of unmarried mothers and their children in religious-run care homes in Ireland has dismissed claims that an underground burial plot was in fact a sewage tank.
Faith NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceApril 09, 2019
Church and government officials paid tribute to an aid worker for the church's international development agency who died following a road accident in Guatemala.
Faith NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 26, 2019
Thieves vandalized the crypt and took the head of an 800-year-old mummy known as "the Crusader."
Faith NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 14, 2019
A prominent survivor and advocate for those affected by clerical abuse has urged Pope Francis to publicly name bishops who have been found guilty of negligence by church tribunals.
Politics & Society NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceDecember 21, 2018
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland signed an abortion law which takes affect on January 1, 2019. According to the Department of Health, only 200 of some 2,500 family doctors have signed up to be abortion providers. However, many Irish doctors have expressed concern that despite conscientious
Politics & Society NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceJune 06, 2018
Higgins apologized to the women, whom he called "survivors of the Magdalene regime."
Politics & Society NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceMay 29, 2018
Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick told Massgoers on May 26 that the result "is deeply regrettable and chilling for those of us who voted 'no.'"
Politics & Society NewsMichael Kelly - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 31, 2018
The vote could open the door to legal abortion on demand in Ireland.