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New York bishop steps down amid ongoing clerical abuse scandal
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New York bishop steps down amid ongoing clerical abuse scandal

Dec 4th 2019, 10:50 PM 14,471 Views 11 Comments

The Buffalo bishop has been accused in US media of hiding the names of accused priests

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar
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Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 PM 92,200 Views 292 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was the target of Varadkar’s comments and he’s now responded to the apology.

Bishop setting up group to fight off 'evil forces' and recite prayers of exorcism
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Bishop setting up group to fight off 'evil forces' and recite prayers of exorcism

Oct 10th 2018, 9:16 AM 26,147 Views 146 Comments

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said the ministry group will pray and recite the prayers of exorcism.

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII
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Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII

Aug 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,190 Views 26 Comments

Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
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'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Jun 1st 2018, 9:04 PM 84,435 Views 122 Comments

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession
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Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

May 28th 2018, 8:40 PM 121,914 Views 620 Comments

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
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Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,887 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

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

Mar 6th 2018, 5:50 PM 18,317 Views 55 Comments

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

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism
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John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Mar 1st 2018, 6:18 PM 34,362 Views 46 Comments

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities'
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Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities'

Jan 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,567 Views 72 Comments

In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.

Romanian bishop quits over sex video
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Romanian bishop quits over sex video

Aug 20th 2017, 9:39 AM 85,271 Views 58 Comments

This is the second sex scandal to rock the Church this year.

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job
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First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
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Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:29 PM 40,419 Views 163 Comments

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

Waterford bishop backs victims' requests for inquiry into paedophile Bill Kenneally
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Waterford bishop backs victims' requests for inquiry into paedophile Bill Kenneally

Apr 4th 2017, 4:19 PM 11,611 Views 17 Comments

Victims want to know if gardaí didn’t arrest Kenneally because of his political connections, among other issues.

'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal
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'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal

Mar 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,342 Views 56 Comments

The former bishop will be laid to rest tomorrow.

Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday
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Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday

Mar 14th 2017, 9:41 AM 18,946 Views 35 Comments

The former Bishop of Galway passed away yesterday afternoon.

15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny
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15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny

Dec 14th 2016, 1:09 PM 13,479 Views 6 Comments

From Abra in Waterford to the present day.

Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly
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Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly

Aug 11th 2016, 3:45 PM 10,500 Views 40 Comments

Daly famously waved a white flag while trying to aid the wounded on Bloody Sunday.

Bishop Edward Daly, the man who waved the white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, has died
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Bishop Edward Daly, the man who waved the white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, has died

Aug 8th 2016, 10:08 AM 22,172 Views 45 Comments

Edward Daly waved a white handkerchief in Derry while trying to aid the wounded on 30 January 1972.

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools
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Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools

Nov 9th 2015, 11:57 AM 10,785 Views 131 Comments

Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics
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Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics

Jun 2nd 2015, 11:53 AM 27,306 Views 261 Comments

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"
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Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"

May 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,628 Views 108 Comments

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'
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Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

May 19th 2015, 5:14 PM 12,679 Views 80 Comments

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents
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Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents

Mar 9th 2015, 12:37 PM 26,228 Views 470 Comments

In an interview with Newstalk this morning, Bishop Kevin Doran also said women shouldn’t abort a baby just to get back at their rapist.

Misquoted: Sinn Féin apologises to Bishop over abortion letter
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Misquoted: Sinn Féin apologises to Bishop over abortion letter

Apr 17th 2014, 7:39 PM 10,688 Views 26 Comments

The party’s apologised after election literature written by local members misrepresented the views of Bishop of Dromore, John McAreavey.

First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin
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First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin

Nov 30th 2013, 2:50 PM 9,203 Views 111 Comments

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.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Oct 7th 2013, 8:40 AM 8,794 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your week.

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims
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New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Oct 7th 2013, 8:04 AM 6,368 Views 90 Comments

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers
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Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,963 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop
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Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Sep 20th 2013, 2:02 PM 8,012 Views 64 Comments

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)
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The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Sep 13th 2013, 7:10 AM 6,262 Views 48 Comments

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

49-year-old Nulty becomes country's youngest Catholic bishop
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49-year-old Nulty becomes country's youngest Catholic bishop

Aug 4th 2013, 4:28 PM 10,484 Views 26 Comments

The cleric asked the congregation to pray for the loved ones of Eoghan and Ruairí Chada from nearby Bagnalstown Parish in his ordination ceremony at Carlow Cathederal.

Boston cardinal says he will boycott event because Enda Kenny is going
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Boston cardinal says he will boycott event because Enda Kenny is going

May 10th 2013, 8:46 PM 24,438 Views 305 Comments

Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Enda Kenny is “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”.

Pope appoints Father Raymond A Browne as Bishop of Kerry
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Pope appoints Father Raymond A Browne as Bishop of Kerry

May 2nd 2013, 2:09 PM 8,258 Views 37 Comments

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Most Reverend William Murphy of Kerry and has appointed Bishop Browne to the role.

Samurai-sword wielding bishop saves neighbour from stalker
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# Mitre Is Right

Samurai-sword wielding bishop saves neighbour from stalker

Apr 24th 2013, 4:56 PM 596 Views 1 Comment

Now THAT is a bishop.

Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"
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Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"

Nov 13th 2012, 12:04 PM 6,951 Views 9 Comments

The Bishop is the uncle to John McAreavey, whose wife Michaela was murdered while on honeymoon in Mauritius in January 2011.

Bishop criticises opening of Marie Stopes clinic offering abortion
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Bishop criticises opening of Marie Stopes clinic offering abortion

Oct 11th 2012, 10:22 PM 8,571 Views 140 Comments

Bishop of Down and Connor Noel Treanor said the clinic undermines the dignity of human life in society.

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris
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The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris

Oct 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 12,110 Views 10 Comments

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Former butler to Pope on trial over leaked documents
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Former butler to Pope on trial over leaked documents

Sep 30th 2012, 3:04 PM 3,464 Views 18 Comments

Vatican judges have refused to admit key evidence in the trial and Gabriele’s hearing has been fixed for Tuesday.

Pope fires Slovak bishop in rare show of authority
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Pope fires Slovak bishop in rare show of authority

Jul 2nd 2012, 6:37 PM 12,007 Views 23 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI has become increasingly willing to forcibly remove bishops who refuse to step down.

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