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How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
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How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry

Jun 3rd 2021, 5:53 PM 16,570 Views 0 Comments
  • The potential legal action of survivors was seemingly not given the same consideration as legal action from religious orders, Órla Ryan writes
  • The Ryan Commission into child abuse continues to impact how we treat survivors of institutional abuse, a human rights lawyer has argued
  • There is mounting pressure for the commissioners to appear before the Oireachtas
IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy
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IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy

Mar 5th 2021, 10:17 AM 7,560 Views 40 Comments

‘My drive for success at both Leinster and Ireland is as strong as ever. I’m loving my rugby as much now as I did at the very start of my career.’

'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland
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'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland

Feb 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 26,132 Views 26 Comments

Some dioceses are handing out little packets of ashes that can be used at home.

Man (50s) charged with theft of church donation box in Co Cork
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Man (50s) charged with theft of church donation box in Co Cork

Jan 26th 2021, 11:16 AM 16,102 Views 0 Comments

The man was due to appear in court this morning.

UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations
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UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations

Nov 10th 2020, 2:43 PM 16,744 Views 20 Comments

It found Cardinal Nichols “seemingly put the reputation of the church” above his duty to sex assault victims.

Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship
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Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship

Aug 19th 2020, 6:15 PM 23,900 Views 24 Comments

The leaders of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Presbyterians and Methodists issued a statement today.

Archbishop criticises limit on numbers attending Mass while shops are 'brimming with people'
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Archbishop criticises limit on numbers attending Mass while shops are 'brimming with people'

Jun 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 40,763 Views 158 Comments

Churches and other places of worship will be reopened on 29 June.

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

Jun 7th 2020, 1:09 PM 34,973 Views 93 Comments

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

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire
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Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire

May 31st 2020, 4:35 PM 20,377 Views 6 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?
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Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?

May 29th 2020, 7:50 AM 42,036 Views 117 Comments

Government guidelines advise that places of worship should not reopen until 20 July.

Parishioners urged to check if their Sunday mass is being streamed online as Church adheres to ban on gatherings
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Parishioners urged to check if their Sunday mass is being streamed online as Church adheres to ban on gatherings

Mar 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,323 Views 56 Comments

Church leaders said that masses would be cancelled in response to the public health crisis caused by coronavirus.

Bishops around the country have cancelled Mass for the coming three Sundays
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Bishops around the country have cancelled Mass for the coming three Sundays

Mar 13th 2020, 4:58 PM 46,289 Views 86 Comments

Weddings, funerals and baptisms with fewer than 100 people will still go ahead.

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
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'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,624 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

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

Nov 26th 2019, 11:15 AM 22,136 Views 0 Comments

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

'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa
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'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa

Oct 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,474 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old loosehead is enjoying his time in Japan with Ireland.

Coffee and sumo wrestling help Healy's World Cup preparations
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Coffee and sumo wrestling help Healy's World Cup preparations

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 9:32 PM 19,983 Views 44 Comments

The prop starts against Scotland on Sunday.

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

May 21st 2019, 11:18 AM 17,929 Views 27 Comments

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

Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents
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Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents

Apr 5th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,499 Views 60 Comments

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

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases
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Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Mar 23rd 2019, 5:52 PM 9,443 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Mar 19th 2019, 4:14 PM 48,884 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2019, 12:09 PM 13,373 Views 16 Comments

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

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys
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Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

Feb 26th 2019, 7:08 AM 11,085 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 12th 2019, 8:03 AM 14,508 Views 103 Comments

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

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

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns
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Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

Feb 6th 2019, 3:30 PM 28,636 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 41,679 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jan 1st 2019, 3:15 PM 14,819 Views 76 Comments

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
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# Scientology

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

Dec 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 16,595 Views 6 Comments

‘You should be concerned…’

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

Oct 26th 2018, 3:51 PM 15,902 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Sep 17th 2018, 7:17 PM 16,836 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 4:50 PM 25,618 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Aug 17th 2018, 6:12 PM 51,551 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Aug 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 11,498 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2018, 10:17 PM 23,419 Views 67 Comments

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

Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations
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Dublin parish priest steps aside pending investigations

Aug 12th 2018, 2:30 PM 53,126 Views 0 Comments

The concerns relate to several decades ago.

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

Aug 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 28,543 Views 240 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2018, 6:31 PM 17,956 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,602 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:50 PM 17,315 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,448 Views 82 Comments

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

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