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National Church collection this weekend in aid of the hunger crisis in east-Africa

Special collections will take place at all Masses across Ireland this weekend, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July, in support of people currently affected...

Pope Francis endorses the Laudato Si’ Pledge

Writing on behalf of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, Marisa Vertrees, has contacted the SMA Communications Office to inform us that Pope Francis has...

It’s raining in Antarctica!

Editor's Note: Global warming is already gnawing into the Earth's ice caps in the Arctic and Antarctica. Glaciers are receding, cracks and separation of large...

Antarctica’s topography changed by major fracture – linked to global warming

A 5800 square kilometre iceberg, that weighs over a trillion tonnes, has broken away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It now...

Nelson Mandela Day – 18th July – His vision for a better world

"In the end, I believe it is kindness and generous accommodation that are the catalyst for real change..." - Nelson Mandela Mandela's vision for a...

How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change

Dear Friends and Confreres, All our efforts to promote the Thumbprint Campaign for Climate Justice springs from the conviction that Climate Change is one of...

Catechists – “the backbone of the Church” – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has sent a message to an International Catechetical Symposium which is taking place this week at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina...

A Call for Restraint – Nigerian National Peace Committee Statement

The Provincial of the OLA Sisters, Sr Kathleen McGarvey OLA, has forwarded an email received on July 11, 2017, from Arthur-Martins AGINAM, Ph.D, from...