Russian Orthodox believers take part in a religious procession in Nevsky Prospekt Street to mark the 293rd anniversary of the translation of relics of St Alexander Nevsky; the relics were brought from the town of Vladimir to Alexander Nevsky Lavra Monastery in St Petersburg in 1724. Photo: PA Images
The Pope’s new representative to Ireland Papal Nuncio Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo has presented his credentials to President Michael D. Higgins. Chai Brady has this report (video by Colm Fitzpatrick).
Today is the 34th anniversary of the passage of the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution when voters backed by an overwhelming majority constitutional protections for unborn children. We caught up with some pro-life campaigners outside the Dáil marking the day
Over 4,000 people from the 56 parishes of Kildare & Leighlin diocese descended on Punchestown racecourse on Sunday for a Family Picnic Day. Organised as part of the diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF), the ‘Picnic in Punchestown’ included music, dancing, children’s games, competitions, a petting farm and a 4km fun run…
Fr Tim Bartlett, WMOF Secretary General, gives an overview of what to expect at World Meeting of Families in Dublin next year.
Ireland’s newest bishop – Dr Alan McGuckian SJ – on the challenges facing the Church in Ireland. He was speaking after his episcopal ordination in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Journalist with The Irish Catholic Chai Brady travelled to northern Kenya where millions of people are facing starvation as a result of severe drought. The Church’s overseas development agency Trócaire is working with local partners to try and alleviate the suffering.