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Red Wednesday – Address by Archbishop Eamon Martin

Address of Archbishop Eamon Martin at Vigil of Prayer for lighting red Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, for #RedWednesday Jesus told his apostles before he left...

Red Wednesday – in defence of people of faith throughout the world

STAND UP FOR FAITH AND FREEDOM on Wednesday 22 November 2017 Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Ireland are asking that we stand in...

LIVE TRANSMISSION of President Michael D. Higgins Address to Social Justice Ireland Conference

From Fr Sean Healy SMA: We delighted to announce the LIVE TRANSMISSION of our Social Policy Conference on our website, www.socialjustice.ie The transmission will commence...

BLACK FRIDAY/BRIGHT FRIDAY – 24th November

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November). Since 1952, it has been regarded...

First World Day of the Poor – Sunday 19th Novembe 2017

"Let us love, not with words, but with deeds." The First World Day of the Poor was announced by Pope Francis on the Feast...

Pact of the Catacombs

Late at night on the 16th November 1965 a group of Bishops secretly left the Vatican and met at the Domitillia Catacombs on the edge...

Eritrea: “Africa’s North Korea”

Writing for the Vatican's news agency, Agenzia Fides (13 November 2017), Enrico Casale likens the brutal isolationist policies of Eritrea to that of Kim...

The Pope’s November Prayer Intention: ‘To Witness to the Gospel in Asia’

Let us pray that Christians in Asia may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions. Pope Francis - November 2017 "The...