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#Catholic

# catholic - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families Donald Wuerl

US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families

Donald Wuerl was due to speak on Wednesday.

# catholic - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Half a million have signed up to see the Pope - but how Catholic is Ireland? Papal Visit

Half a million have signed up to see the Pope - but how Catholic is Ireland?

Pope Francis will be in Ireland for two days, 25 and 26 August, as part of the World Meeting of Families event.

# catholic - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Parents need to raise their voices in the divestment debate' Read Me

Opinion: 'Parents need to raise their voices in the divestment debate'

Single-faith religious instruction and all sacramental preparation needs to be parish-based and conducted outside of school hours, writes Peter Gunning.

# catholic - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A Baptist church is getting rid of its statue of Jesus because it's 'too Catholic' South Carolina

A Baptist church is getting rid of its statue of Jesus because it's 'too Catholic'

The statue has been outside the church for 10 years.

# catholic - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines Good Friday

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines

The event is frowned upon by the Catholic Church.

# catholic - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony Rise In Humanism

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony

The average age of grooms in Ireland is 36, while the average age of brides is 34.

# catholic - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video Same-Sex Couples

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video

The welcome was was removed from a video supporting the World Meeting of Families.

# catholic - Sunday 18 February, 2018

# catholic - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing' Catholic Church

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

# catholic - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to attend the Pope's mass in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to attend the Pope's mass in Ireland?

Pope Francis is set to visit the country next year.

# catholic - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on high-stakes visit Rohingya Crisis

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on high-stakes visit

He is expected to address claims of ethnic cleansing in the region.

# catholic - Friday 2 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?

Some people think it’s not appropriate in modern Ireland.

# catholic - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS Islamic State

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

# catholic - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards Distraction

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

# catholic - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence' Opinion

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'

There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.

# catholic - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal Italy

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# catholic - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning Faith

Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning

The ceremony will make a formal request for the beatification of Dublin man Fr John Sullivan, who died in 1933.

# catholic - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# catholic - Sunday 16 April, 2017

How Bad Are You At Being Catholic?

We can tell you.

# catholic - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Devotees nail themselves to crosses at Philippines' annual Good Friday ceremony Devotees

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at Philippines' annual Good Friday ceremony

Men also have their backs whipped.

# catholic - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission Resistant To Change

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# catholic - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier School Admissions

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

# catholic - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message Remember The Children

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.

# catholic - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25 Attack

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

# catholic - Sunday 18 September, 2016

16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise

Figuring out what you were giving up for Lent on Pancake Tuesday.

# catholic - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Is a religious education better for students? We took a look Divestment

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look

Catholic schools are more strict, the academic side of things follows in that pattern then.’

# catholic - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage Opinion

Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage

Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.

From TheJournal.ie Pope urges 'drowsy and dull kids' to swap sofas and video games for walking boots Youth Festival

Pope urges 'drowsy and dull kids' to swap sofas and video games for walking boots

He said, “We didn’t come into the world to ‘vegetate’… We came for another reason: to leave a mark.”

# catholic - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pope says the world is at war - but religion is not the cause Terrorism

Pope says the world is at war - but religion is not the cause

Pope Francis said all religions want peace, “it’s the others who want war”.

# catholic - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister' Abstain

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

# catholic - Monday 20 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500 Big Spenders

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500

Some children are making more than €800.

# catholic - Thursday 28 April, 2016

10 things all lapsed Catholics know to be true

You might be a lapsed Catholic… but you still pray to St. Anthony.

# catholic - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# catholic - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

# catholic - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother Regensburger Domspatzen

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# catholic - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

# catholic - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died RIP

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died

Pat Dorrian (59) passed away in hospital yesterday. Her daughter Lisa disappeared in February 2005.

# catholic - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

“Everything is based on love”.

# catholic - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions Mercy On The Mall

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions

Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.

# catholic - Saturday 21 November, 2015

16 hilarious tweets anyone who grew up Catholic will relate to

Everyone else: “And with your spirit.” You, loudly: “AND ALSO WITH YOU.”

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