WMoF2018 has relaunched their new website - check it out HERE
Religious art competition launched - The National Competition for Religious Art in the Home has been launched. Artists have been invited to submit religious art inspired by the theme of the World Meeting of Families – ‘The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World’, and Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia. The selected art pieces will be part of an exhibition in 2018.
“There is still a yearning for family” – Cardinal Schönborn - Pope's close advisor tells ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’ conference in Limerick that “Family is and will remain forever the basis of every society."
Schönborn: Church must listen to couples in a way it hasn’t before
Cardinal Schönborn: Moral theology needs both principles and prudence - Pope Francis has declared Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna to be the "authoritative interpreter" of 'Amoris Laetitia,' the papal document on marriage and family. Schönborn spent hours explaining it during a visit to Ireland
Irish Times - Church must show ‘mercy’ to complex family life in Ireland, Cardinal says
‘Family in Ireland has complexities it didn’t have heretofore,’ says Archbishop of Vienna
‘No whingeing’ Pope Francis advises those seeking to improve their life
Can anything burst Pope’s media bubble? Nah, probably not
“We are priests because God has called us” - Bishop Brendan Kelly ordains Rev Declan Lohan, a former barrister and member of the Legion of Mary and Youth 2000, to the priesthood for ministry in the Diocese of Galway.
Why Father Jacques Hamel’s legacy belongs to the whole Church
Irish missionary highlights destructive impact of mining in Amazon
Are there more martyrs now than in the early Church?
New stage of Camino Santiago de Compostela launched - Under new Camino rules, the Waterford stage is added to the 75 km walk from A Coruña to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, and pilgrims can get the Camino certificate of completion (Compostela) for a full 100 km.
Bishops stress hospitality for Camino de Santiago hosts
Are you getting as much out of the Psalms as Bono?
Meet the religious sister who inspired a U2 song
What are Doctors of the Church, and can they fix a broken leg?
Bishop Éamonn Walsh expresses concern over alcohol’s grip on Irish society
Message of Fatima, Knock and Lourdes is a hope-filled and challenging gift to the faithful – Archbishop Eamon Martin
These nuns offer their blindness for the salvation of the world
Third Way for Beatification: ‘Free Offering of a Life’ - Pope Francis has created a new path to sainthood — to which holy lives could it apply?
Our Lady of Czestochowa to receive a new crown
Vatican turns off fountains to conserve water for drought-hit Rome
Theologians studying development of Humanae Vitae given access to Vatican Secret Archives
Put on Our Lady’s Protection With the Brown Scapular - History lesson for the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
An American woman has turned a cancelled wedding reception into a banquet for the homeless.