Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okkolo, pictured at St Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry during a ceremony in which he gave a blessing to babies and children from the parish. Photo: Stephen Latimer
Sacristan Birdie McLoughlin, Fr Paddy Mooney PP, and Pastoral Council members Breda Keaveney and Padraic Keady pose outside their church to publicise their ‘Drive Thru’ Ashes initiative from 8 am – 9.30 am at Glenamuddy Church on Ash Wednesday, February 14. It aims to facilitate people who are sick, advanced in years, or with very…
First year students from Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí (Bantry Community College) were all smiles after making St Brigid’s crosses to mark her feast day last week.
Pope Francis has recognised the martyrdom of a bishop, seven trappist monks and 11 other religious men and women killed by extremists in Algeria in the 1990s. The 19 men and women died between 1993 and 1996, while Algeria was locked in a 10-year-long armed conflict between government forces and Islamist rebel groups; the conflict…
American singer Joy Villa who made a clear pro-life statement at Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, when the 31-year old appeared in a customised white gown upon which she had hand-painted the image of a foetus radiating rainbow colours, accessorised with a small white bag bearing the message ‘Choose life.’
Pictured at the launch of the 4 Corners Festival in Belfast are Fr Martin Magill and Rev Steven Stockman. The 4 Corners Festival seeks to inspire people from across the city to transform it for the peace and prostperity of all. It consists of innovative events designed to entice people of of their own ‘corners’…
El Salvador: Deportees get off a bus at an immigration facility in San Salvador after a flight arrived with immigrants who had been in the US without documents (Photo: CNS).
US: Search and rescue workers with dogs scour through properties after a mudslide in Montecito, California.
Australia: Family and friends sprinkle holy water on the caskets of three family members of actress Jessica Falkholt (best known for her role in ‘Home and Away’) after their funeral Mass at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Sydney. Lars, Vivian and Annabelle Falkholt were killed in a car accident the day after Christmas.
Holy Land: A Palestinian demonstrator hurls stones toward Israeli troops near Nablus, West Bank, during a protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.