Advertisement
Dublin: 4 °C Friday 5 March, 2021

#Nuns

Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises
# Intervention
From TheJournal.ie
# Intervention

Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:45 PM 27,765 Views 0 Comments

Two runs continue to live on the property.

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman
# Divine Intervention
From TheJournal.ie
# Divine Intervention

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman

Oct 10th 2019, 8:51 AM 25,157 Views 30 Comments

The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.

Nuns accused of 'run and grab all' as Bessborough campus put up for sale
# Cork
From TheJournal.ie
# Cork

Nuns accused of 'run and grab all' as Bessborough campus put up for sale

Oct 9th 2019, 11:09 PM 36,941 Views 46 Comments

€30 million in State funding has been spent on the site over the last two decades.

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

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

Feb 6th 2019, 3:30 PM 28,601 Views 63 Comments

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

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations
# Smyllum Park
From TheJournal.ie
# Smyllum Park

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations

Aug 24th 2018, 9:53 PM 50,246 Views 0 Comments

Over 10,000 children had passed through the orphanage since it was established in 1864.

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
# India
From TheJournal.ie
# India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 58,704 Views 105 Comments

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'
# Frances' Story
From TheJournal.ie
# Frances' Story

'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 86,355 Views 91 Comments

Abandoned, abused and abducted – this is one woman’s Magdalene story.

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister
# Snownun
# Snownun

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister

Mar 4th 2018, 3:39 PM 20,440 Views 4 Comments

This is so wholesome.

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'
# Hand It Over
From TheJournal.ie
# Hand It Over

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'

Apr 30th 2017, 2:45 PM 15,166 Views 88 Comments

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital
# St Vincent's
From TheJournal.ie
# St Vincent's

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

Apr 26th 2017, 9:20 PM 29,451 Views 234 Comments

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris said the compulsory purchase of the site is ‘not the solution’.

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD
# Tuam Babies
From TheJournal.ie
# Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

Mar 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 21,666 Views 149 Comments

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child
# Need To Know Why
From TheJournal.ie
# Need To Know Why

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child

Mar 8th 2017, 10:07 PM 26,342 Views 61 Comments

Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.

'Straight away you could feel the horror of it': Nuns 'changed baby's name so he'd be easier to sell'
# Left To Die
From TheJournal.ie
# Left To Die

'Straight away you could feel the horror of it': Nuns 'changed baby's name so he'd be easier to sell'

Mar 7th 2017, 9:14 PM 47,107 Views 127 Comments

Bridget said her son’s name was changed from William to Gerard as he would be easier to offload.

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'
# Magdalene Laundry
From TheJournal.ie
# Magdalene Laundry

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'

Jan 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 30,076 Views 35 Comments

A mother and daughter are campaigning for the children of Magdalene women to receive a State apology.

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns
# Mississippi
From TheJournal.ie
# Mississippi

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

Aug 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 18,836 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
# Durant
From TheJournal.ie
# Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,050 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence
# Selfless
From TheJournal.ie
# Selfless

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence

Jul 14th 2016, 2:04 PM 14,673 Views 21 Comments

The Loreto order said the two nuns are doing well “but it’s an anxious time”.

Pope Francis tells priests and nuns to stop 'dropping gossip bombs' and to bite their tongues
# Telling Tales
From TheJournal.ie
# Telling Tales

Pope Francis tells priests and nuns to stop 'dropping gossip bombs' and to bite their tongues

Feb 3rd 2016, 6:10 AM 17,750 Views 116 Comments

Gossip-loving priests and nuns have been warned!

Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years
# Perpetual Adoration
From TheJournal.ie
# Perpetual Adoration

Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years

Nov 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,892 Views 60 Comments

At 11 am on 1 August 1878, a group of Franciscan sisters began praying at a convent in Wisconsin. They’re still going.

Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it
# Unholy Battle
From TheJournal.ie
# Unholy Battle

Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it

Jul 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 24,641 Views 24 Comments

Perry has visited the nuns, reportedly singing for them and telling them that she hopes to live on the property with her mother and grandmother.

Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift
# Divine Intervention
From TheJournal.ie
# Divine Intervention

Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift

Jun 9th 2015, 12:24 PM 21,264 Views 31 Comments

The 58-year-old was with another nun from New Zealand in the Rome convent.

Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose!
# Holy Show
From TheJournal.ie
# Holy Show

Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose!

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:05 PM 55,550 Views 67 Comments

Sisters please!

Nuns (including one pregnant one) protest Fifty Shades screenings in Sligo and Reading
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Nuns (including one pregnant one) protest Fifty Shades screenings in Sligo and Reading

Feb 14th 2015, 3:15 PM 9,056 Views 5 Comments

God bless us.

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns
# Found Their Calling
From TheJournal.ie
# Found Their Calling

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns

Jan 30th 2015, 3:30 PM 19,585 Views 66 Comments

One thing is certain, nuns can’t play table tennis.

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent
# Horrific
From TheJournal.ie
# Horrific

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Sep 8th 2014, 7:04 PM 23,730 Views 47 Comments

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

These Dublin nuns have just done the holiest ice bucket challenge yet
# Sister Act
# Sister Act

These Dublin nuns have just done the holiest ice bucket challenge yet

Sep 1st 2014, 6:03 PM 34,486 Views 37 Comments

Well holy God, they’re drenched.

Sr Paula Buckley died just days short of 50 years as a nun
# Tragedy
From TheJournal.ie
# Tragedy

Sr Paula Buckley died just days short of 50 years as a nun

Aug 15th 2014, 7:05 PM 28,186 Views 23 Comments

She and Sr Imelda Carew died after swimming at Inch, Co Kerry last night.

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident
# Tragic
From TheJournal.ie
# Tragic

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Aug 15th 2014, 2:36 PM 22,239 Views 17 Comments

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

The numbers of priests and nuns in Ireland are dropping
# Catholic Church
From TheJournal.ie
# Catholic Church

The numbers of priests and nuns in Ireland are dropping

Jul 5th 2014, 6:40 PM 15,024 Views 211 Comments

In Dublin diocese there are now just two priests under the age of 40.

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Babies
From TheJournal.ie
# Babies

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes

Jun 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 4,395 Views 39 Comments

The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.

Memorial event remembers women incarcerated in Magdalene laundries
# Catholic Church
From TheJournal.ie
# Catholic Church

Memorial event remembers women incarcerated in Magdalene laundries

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,553 Views 22 Comments

The event was held in Glasnevin Cemetery today.

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow
# Magdalene Laundry
From TheJournal.ie
# Magdalene Laundry

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

Mar 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 7,969 Views 7 Comments

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

Twelve nuns abducted by Syrian opposition fighters
# Syrian Conflict
From TheJournal.ie
# Syrian Conflict

Twelve nuns abducted by Syrian opposition fighters

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:49 PM 8,192 Views 25 Comments

The Greek Orthodox nuns and three other women were seized at a convent in the village of Maaloula yesterday.

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents
# Search
From TheJournal.ie
# Search

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents

Dec 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 14,042 Views 17 Comments

There are a couple of routes you can take, says the Adoption Authority of Ireland, but added there are delays, so you should start your search as soon as possible.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From TheJournal.ie
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 11,046 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?
# Caption This
From TheJournal.ie
# Caption This

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?

Jul 25th 2013, 3:45 PM 16,192 Views 91 Comments

What do you reckon?

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From TheJournal.ie
# Not The News

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,555 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 18th 2013, 8:49 AM 7,864 Views 22 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'
# Magdalenes
From TheJournal.ie
# Magdalenes

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'

Jul 16th 2013, 2:09 PM 12,931 Views 103 Comments

Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold
# Magdalenes
From TheJournal.ie
# Magdalenes

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold

May 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 20,889 Views 30 Comments

There are calls for a monument or museum to be built on the site to remember the women forced to stay in the institution in Dublin’s inner city.

1 2