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From TheJournal.ie Calls for younger Catholic volunteers to help start Masses in churches again Archbishop Eamon Martin

Calls for younger Catholic volunteers to help start Masses in churches again

Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the reopening of churches will happen “slowly and tentatively”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism Irish Events

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism

Jason Evert has described homosexuality as a disorder and is critical of contraception.

From TheJournal.ie Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina Sexual Abuse

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina

The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.

From TheJournal.ie At least 21 people killed as bus carrying Catholic pilgrims crashes in Mexico Chiapas

At least 21 people killed as bus carrying Catholic pilgrims crashes in Mexico

Thirty others were injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A variety of non-Christian historical sources support the idea that Jesus rose from the dead Opinion

Opinion: A variety of non-Christian historical sources support the idea that Jesus rose from the dead

The eyewitnesses to the resurrection were willing to die for their faith – but who would die for a lie, writes Thomas Finegan.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic in 2019: 'Some cardinals and clerics appear trapped within a medieval mindset - but Pope Francis provides a glimmer of hope' Opinion

Catholic in 2019: 'Some cardinals and clerics appear trapped within a medieval mindset - but Pope Francis provides a glimmer of hope'

‘We can all help to change the outdated teachings, traditions and structures which repel many adults and young people,’ writes Joe Mulvaney.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution Sex Abuse Scandals

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution

Benedict has written a 6,000-word essay for Klerusblatt, a German monthly magazine for clergy.

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland' New Zealand

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'

Martin said that some of this anti-Islamic sentiment came from publications “purporting to be of Catholic inspiration”.

From TheJournal.ie Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed' Sex Abuse

Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed'

The cardinal was speaking at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling sex abuse in the clergy.

From TheJournal.ie Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns Pope

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

His admission followed a rare outcry last week from the Vatican’s women’s magazine over the sexual abuse of nuns.

From TheJournal.ie External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul Overhaul

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul

A report launching today calls for a radical overhaul of how sex education is taught in both primary and secondary schools.

From TheJournal.ie US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator Washington

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator

“I heard them saying, ‘Build that wall, build that wall.’ We’re not supposed to have walls here, we never did.”

From TheJournal.ie Almost 4% increase in children enrolled in multi-denominational schools Education

Almost 4% increase in children enrolled in multi-denominational schools

Education Minister Joe McHugh said the figures reflect the changes taking place in the patronage of Irish schools.

From TheJournal.ie Fr Richard Gibbons: 'When was the last time you did something truly selfless for someone else, even if they didn’t deserve it?' Opinion

Fr Richard Gibbons: 'When was the last time you did something truly selfless for someone else, even if they didn’t deserve it?'

Fr Gibbons – of Knock – writes about finding the true meaning of Christmas even when things feel hard.

From TheJournal.ie Religious books and gifts company Veritas to close 3 retail stores across the country Redundancies

Religious books and gifts company Veritas to close 3 retail stores across the country

It is not yet known how many jobs will be lost.

From TheJournal.ie Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests? Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests Belgium

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests

The suggestion of easing the rules on celibacy was raised by the Auxiliary Bishop of Brussels.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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”.

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