# religion - Today’s News
The plate was part of a collection stolen from an office in the cathedral in October
# religion - Yesterday’s News
They are tasked with looking at how to protect children from paedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims.
UN committee’s questionnaire on Vatican’s own investigations into clerical sex abuse cases also remains unanswered.
# religion - Saturday 30 November, 2013
Discreet daily rounds of charity-giving based on letters sent to Pope Francis.
Pat Storey, who has been a rector of St Augustine’s in Derry since 2004, takes over as Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare.
# religion - Saturday 23 November, 2013
If we haven’t got God to fall back on what does this generation believe in now? Kate Bellamy takes a lighthearted look at what people follow today.
# religion - Monday 18 November, 2013
The pastor officiated the ceremony six years ago, but now could face losing his job.
# religion - Monday 4 November, 2013
A statement from the Bishop of Kilmore says that the complaint relates to events that happened “a considerable time ago”.
# religion - Sunday 3 November, 2013
If you were dragged to Mass on a weekly basis these things will sound familiar.
# religion - Saturday 2 November, 2013
They said the blasphemy reference has been used to justify violence and oppression against minorities in other parts of the world.
# religion - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Reverand Walter H. Halloran, the last surviving Jesuit who participated in a 1949 exorcism that inspired the book and movie The Exorcist, recounts the supernatural incident.
# religion - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Derek Leinster said that there has been some good news regarding a memorial at Mount Jerome cemetery.
The Catholic Bishop of Limburg is generating critical headlines after blowing €31m on his new palace.
# religion - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.
# religion - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
Reports of people starving in Damascus suburbs has led to the religious rulings.
# religion - Sunday 13 October, 2013
Police sources said that some 20,000 people were on the bridge over the River Sindh when the stampede broke out.
# religion - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.
# religion - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.
# religion - Monday 30 September, 2013
Pope Francis today announced the date for the canonisation ceremony which is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of pilgrims to Rome.
# religion - Monday 23 September, 2013
The Minister for Education launched a public consultation on inclusiveness in primary schools today.
# religion - Friday 20 September, 2013
Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.
Long-time Lourdes helper Lloyd Murphy writes about what the pilgrimage means to him – and to the pilgrims who visit the little French town each year in search of peace, companionship, and time to forget about illness.
# religion - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Bing Crosby, the 1913 Lockout and illegal beer houses are all on the agenda as the Archdiocese of Dublin opens a former seminary to the public.
# religion - Saturday 14 September, 2013
*Well, the Pope will drive it around the Vatican, at least.
# religion - Thursday 12 September, 2013
The recently appointed Vatican Secretary of State said that the issue is a great challenge for the Pope.
# religion - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The thirteen councillors say that changes to pupil/teacher ratios are “putting Protestant schools beyond the means of ordinary Protestants”.
# religion - Monday 2 September, 2013
Martin was linked to a role in the Vatican, but says he does not expect the Pope to call him to Rome.
# religion - Saturday 31 August, 2013
I believe strongly in the idea that we are formed by our past, so I tried to understand how the practise of churching in 1913 Ireland affected the women cleansed of the ‘sin’ of childbirth, writes Louise Lewis.
# religion - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.
# religion - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
Dominican novice Conor McDonough explains why he left behind his fledging teaching career in favour of the “radical” option of a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
# religion - Thursday 22 August, 2013
The Dublin Archdiocese said that rumours that he is leaving for Rome is just “empty speculation”.
# religion - Thursday 15 August, 2013
The people of Ireland were today consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary. What does that mean, exactly?
Society pays for its public health services through taxation, and the ethos of any public institution should reflect the secular, multi-denominational ethos of the citizenship it serves, writes Dr Mark Murphy.
# religion - Tuesday 13 August, 2013
The baby boy’s mother is appealing the judge’s order.
A new survey shows that 83.5 per cent of students asked said they believe abortion should be allowed in Ireland.
# religion - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Over 12,000 people downloaded a Declaration of Defection from CountMeOut.ie, but changes to canon law have made it difficult for the site to operate, a founder says.
# religion - Sunday 4 August, 2013
‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.
# religion - Thursday 1 August, 2013
We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.
# religion - Sunday 28 July, 2013
Blasphemy laws have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and have no place in a modern democracy like Ireland, writes Michael Nugent.
# religion - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
The Pope made the comment during a visit to one of the most important shrines in Latin America.