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From TheJournal.ie New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told High Court

New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told

Fr Michael O’Leary is not prohibited from coming to Ireland to give evidence in the will dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash Listowel

Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash

It is believed that some of the women who were killed were travelling to Listowel Writers’ Week in Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie Former trainee priest suing Irish Examiner and Echo Rome

Former trainee priest suing Irish Examiner and Echo

The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times and the Irish Independent.

From TheJournal.ie Judge jails 48-year-old homeless man who called priest a 'motherf**ker' Ennis

Judge jails 48-year-old homeless man who called priest a 'motherf**ker'

The man had pleaded guilty to a public order charge arising from the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent High Court

Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent

The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times.

From TheJournal.ie 'A tremendous loss': Tributes paid to priest who died in 'freak accident' at Laois parochial house Abbeyleix

'A tremendous loss': Tributes paid to priest who died in 'freak accident' at Laois parochial house

Tributes to Father John Cummins this evening recalled a “lovely man” and a “true gentleman”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl John O'reilly

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

From TheJournal.ie Woman with knife robs priest (86) in parochial house Kilkenny

Woman with knife robs priest (86) in parochial house

The priest sustained minor injuries in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fenian b**tard': Catholic priest spat on as Orange parade passed his church in Glasgow Sectarian Abuse

'Fenian b**tard': Catholic priest spat on as Orange parade passed his church in Glasgow

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile' WRC

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile'

The man’s claims were dismissed, with the adjudication officer saying they were “greatly lacking in specificity”.

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 Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter Sexual Abuse

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter

The Pope was handed an eight-page letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually assaulted a man and clergy ignored it.

From TheJournal.ie A man burned a cross in their garden 40 years ago - this week they learned he was a priest Ku Klux Klan

A man burned a cross in their garden 40 years ago - this week they learned he was a priest

Phillip and Barbara Butler have questioned why he came forward after all those years.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest Sea Change

'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest

Sargent led the political party for six years between 2001 and 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Two nuns and priest arrested over cover up of baby born to girl allegedly raped by another priest India

Two nuns and priest arrested over cover up of baby born to girl allegedly raped by another priest

The teenage girl told investigators that the Catholic priest raped her at a church-run school last year.

From TheJournal.ie English priest jailed for 9 months for molesting boy during holidays in Ireland 40 years ago Courts

English priest jailed for 9 months for molesting boy during holidays in Ireland 40 years ago

Michael Dunn, 67, says he will appeal the sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture" Violent Crime

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions Vengeful God

Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions

The Vatican has rebuked the controversial Father Giovanni Cavalcoli for his comments.

From TheJournal.ie Second man (21) arrested over murder of French priest Islamic State

Second man (21) arrested over murder of French priest

Jacques Hamel (85) was killed last month as he celebrated mass.

From TheJournal.ie French prime minister says it was a "failure" priest killer was released with electronic tag Terrorism

French prime minister says it was a "failure" priest killer was released with electronic tag

Manuel Valls also told Le Monde newspaper he is “open” to a temporary ban on the foreign financing of mosques.

From TheJournal.ie Men who killed French priest pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video Hostage

Men who killed French priest pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

The young men hold hands as they swear “obedience” to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

From TheJournal.ie France church attack: Jihadist was under house arrest Islamic State

France church attack: Jihadist was under house arrest

Adel Kermiche, 19, was one of two attackers who stormed a church and killed an 86-year-old priest.

From TheJournal.ie 'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him Tony Walsh

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him

The abuse is alleged to have taken place in the early 1980s, when the boy was aged between 10 and 13 years.

From TheJournal.ie UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search Private School

UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search

Laurence Soper faces accusations of abusing five pupils.

From TheJournal.ie Priest suspended after being charged with paying teenage boy for sex Milan

Priest suspended after being charged with paying teenage boy for sex

The teen had been a cocaine addict.

From TheJournal.ie 'A funeral should sum up a person's life. There are tears, but laughter too' Opinion

'A funeral should sum up a person's life. There are tears, but laughter too'

Father Seamus Ahearne writes about the challenges, pressures – and the lessons he has learned from presiding over many funerals.

From TheJournal.ie Verdict for former priest who abused young boys comes with mixed feelings Opinion

Verdict for former priest who abused young boys comes with mixed feelings

Henry Moloney, a former Spiritan priest, has been sentenced to four years in prison, with the final year suspended, for the indecent assault of a schoolboy.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart' Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

From TheJournal.ie Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life Last Rites

Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life

How do people who are around death as a job handle it?

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

From TheJournal.ie Donegal priest contacted gardaí over 'Shag a Ginger Night' in local nightclub Not Happy

Donegal priest contacted gardaí over 'Shag a Ginger Night' in local nightclub

Gardaí said that no law was being being broken and that it would be a civil rather than a criminal matter.

From TheJournal.ie Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak Hack

Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak

Canadian police have said that at least two suicides were linked to the leak of 32 million customer profiles.

From TheJournal.ie My Dad was a priest so I asked could I call him Daddy? I was told 'just Father like everyone else' Opinion

My Dad was a priest so I asked could I call him Daddy? I was told 'just Father like everyone else'

‘It was unknown and known and all at the same time.’

From TheJournal.ie Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily Dominican Order

Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily

The remarks came over the weekend of Dublin Pride.

From TheJournal.ie Inquiry hears gardaí and health service were aware of Brendan Smyth's abuse in early 1970s Northern Ireland

Inquiry hears gardaí and health service were aware of Brendan Smyth's abuse in early 1970s

Previously confidential documents released to the inquiry show that Smyth was receiving psychiatric treatment in St Patrick’s Hospital in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie People were overcome with emotion watching the Christina Noble documentary last night In A House That Ceased To Be

People were overcome with emotion watching the Christina Noble documentary last night

The powerful documentary aired on RTÉ last night, giving an insight into Noble’s troubled past and her inspiring ability to turn it into something positive.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa Seamus Fleming

An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa

Father Seamus Fleming said he is willing to take the teenager’s place in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew Cork

Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew

Father Francis Kelleher has been jailed for four years.

From TheJournal.ie Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway Direct Provision

Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway

Monsignor John Byrne called direct provision “an open prison”.

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