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Fr Frank Meehan SMA – funeral homily

Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA Vice Provincial Superior, was the Principal celebrant and homilist at the Funeral Mass for Fr Frank Meehan at St Michael’s...

Pro-Life or Pro-Birth – Is there a difference? Sr. Joan Chittister believes there is.

Editor's Note: Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister is an international lecturer and award-winning author of more than 50 books. She is the founder and executive director...

Fr Frank Meehan SMA (RIP)

The death took place at 11.15am, Saturday, 18 August 2017, of Fr Francis (Frank) Meehan SMA. Fr Frank died in the Marymount Hospice, Cork...

Nigerian Inequality

An essential part of Catholic Social Teaching in Nigeria must increasingly emphasise the fair and just distribution of resources. In keeping with the Holy...

NIGERIA – Growing Income Inequality

Agenzia Fides (24 July 2017), quotes an Oxfam report which highlights that income inequality is one of the most serious and often less discussed issues...

Central Africa – Bangassou Cathedral Attacked after giving refuge to Muslims

The Bishop of the Central African Republic dioceses of Bangassou, Mgr. Juan José Aguirre Muños, told Agenzia Fides (24 July 2017): "Half of the population of Bangassou...

SMA Justice Committee Submission on Climate Change to Citizens Assembly

The submissions process to the Citizens Assembly on "How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change" closed today, Friday 11...

The August 2017 Prayer of Pope Francis is for Artists

A popular quote we often hear but find hard to understand is “beauty will save the world.” How will beauty save the world? The...