Ireland

Pope in Ireland

Pope in Ireland: Share Gospel of family as joy for the world Pope Francis’ calls on families to “become a source of encouragement for others” in his homily at Phoenix Park, Dublin, at the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families. Taking his lead from Sunday’s Gospel reading, Pope Francis said Jesus’ words, “with the promise [...]

Pope takes 27 candidates a step closer to sainthood‎

Pope Francis has authorized 12 decrees on miracles, martyrdom and heroic virtues of 22 men and 5 ‎women. ‎ Pope Francis on Monday took 27 men and women a step closer to sainthood.  The Pope received Card. Angelo Amato, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and authorized him to promulgate 12 decrees regarding 22 men and [...]

The family is good news for the world

· ​Pope Francis’ letter in preparation for the World Meeting of Families · “The family continue[s] to be good news for today’s world”, Pope Francis wrote in a letter to Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life, in preparation for the ninth World Meeting of Families which will be [...]

Letter #20, 2015: Ireland

May 31, 2015, Sunday, Feast of the Most Holy Trinity — The Glory of God Before All Else There is a Benedictine community in Ireland called Silverstream Priory in County Meath. The Prior today sent out a reflection on his country and the Catholic faith which seemed worth sharing.. . (link) Restoring Ireland to Christ Sunday, [...]

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Letter #18, 2015: The Irish Vote

May 24, 2015, Sunday — Follow the Money? "Multinational companies like Twitter and Google have their headquarters in Ireland and they supported the 'Yes' campaign." —Dublin's Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, in an interview yesterday with Vatican Insider on the outcome of the Irish vote approving same-gender "marriage" in Ireland "So what happened? First, foreigners spent a lot [...]