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From The42 Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract Church

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract

The Leinster prop has agreed a new two-year national contract.

From TheJournal.ie Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents LGBT Rights

Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents

The church added it wanted to “reduce the hate and contention so common today”.

From TheJournal.ie Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases Ricardo Ezzati

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the highest-ranking Catholic official in Chile.

From TheJournal.ie Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up Cardinal Barbarin

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up

France’s highest-ranking Catholic official failed to report sex abuse by a priest.

From TheJournal.ie Church thanks public for support after stolen head of 800-year-old mummy recovered by gardaí Recovered

Church thanks public for support after stolen head of 800-year-old mummy recovered by gardaí

Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they had recovered the head of the 800-year-old mummy.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys Church

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

He has now become the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.

From TheJournal.ie Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?' Josepha Madigan

Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'

The event had to be rescheduled after complaints made to the original venue because of the minister’s role in the Repeal campaign.

From The42 'You're representing a lot of people when you play for Ireland and defeat hurts' Church

'You're representing a lot of people when you play for Ireland and defeat hurts'

After a difficult week, Cian Healy is hungry to get Ireland back on track at Murrayfield.

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 The42 'An absolute monster from day one' - Healy bounces back from the brink Bull

'An absolute monster from day one' - Healy bounces back from the brink

The Ireland loosehead came close to retiring from rugby in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year Community

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year

A statement sees the leaders of Ireland’s different churches discussing topics like Brexit and the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland as causes for concern in 2019.

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time

‘You should be concerned…’

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 The42 'I stared down not having it. I made a pact with myself to enjoy every minute I get' Church

'I stared down not having it. I made a pact with myself to enjoy every minute I get'

Cian Healy has discovered a love for knife making and figured out the best approach to counter-rucking.

From TheJournal.ie Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS World Meeting This post contains videos

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

From TheJournal.ie Names of 796 Tuam Babies written on white sheets and brought to Galway church In Memory

Names of 796 Tuam Babies written on white sheets and brought to Galway church

Erin Darcy says the names of the children should be listed at the grave site.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history Papal Visit

Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history

Bishop Brendan Leahy made his comments ahead of the Pope’s visit to Ireland later this month.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report Catholic Church

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations Church

Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations

The concerns relate to several decades ago.

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 Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected Mayo

Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected

It’s estimated that between 15,000-25,000 people could take part.

From TheJournal.ie 'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time Tuam Site

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

From TheJournal.ie Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation Investigation

Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

From TheJournal.ie Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry Tralee

Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry

The incident happened yesterday around 9pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism Church

'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism

On Saturday, Culture Minister Josepha Madigan stepped up at her local church to lead prayers after a priest failed to show up.

From TheJournal.ie Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show Mass

Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said that she did not read the Gospel, but led the readings from the altar.

From TheJournal.ie Over 70 babies who died at Bethany Home - and one mother - to be named on new memorial stone Mother And Baby Home
From The42 'You could have all the carries in the world but if you don’t back it up, that’s s**t' No Scrum No Win

'You could have all the carries in the world but if you don’t back it up, that’s s**t'

Cian Healy is fired up to put things right at scrum time against the Wallabies.

From TheJournal.ie Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members Northern Ireland

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members

The policy also prevents the children of same-sex couples from being baptised in the church.

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result Catholic Church

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man who told parish priest that he would 'cut his throat' sentenced to 3 months Ennis District Court

Homeless man who told parish priest that he would 'cut his throat' sentenced to 3 months

In a statement to gardaí on the assault, Fr Hogan said he was fearful for his safety.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth Blackrock

Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a lot of talk about us. And we get it': Church of Scientology launches TV channel Scientology
From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny' Mary McAleese This post contains videos

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

From TheJournal.ie No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards Catholic Church

No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards

Starting today, worshippers at Saint-François de Molitor church can use their debit or credit cards to donate.

From TheJournal.ie Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions Abuse Report

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

From The42 'The papers were signed to retire': After near career-ending neck injury, Cian Healy is thriving again Don't Give Up

'The papers were signed to retire': After near career-ending neck injury, Cian Healy is thriving again

The loosehead refused to drift away from his career without a fight. Now he’s determined to hit new heights.

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