The Irish Catholic’s own Jason Osborne speaks with Michael Kelly from Poland where record numbers of Ukrainian refugees are being welcomed.
Faith Communities and the Climate Crisis
On the eve of the vital COP-26 summit on tackling climate change – a moment described as a red alert for humanity – Editor Michael Kelly is joined by Maggie Ngwira, Programme Co-ordinator – Climate Challenge Programme Malawi and Jane Mellett Laudato Si’ Officer both of Trócaire the Church’s overseas development agency.
Catholicism and Joe Biden
Prof. Massimo Faggioli of Villa Nova University joins Michael Kelly to discuss both President Biden’s faith and the wider involvement of Catholics in politics in the US.
The 2019 Annual Edmund Burke Lecture with Dr Mary McAleese
At the 2019 Annual Edmund Burke Lecture, former President of Ireland Dr McAleese spoke on the topic ‘The Future of Ireland: Human Rights and Children’s Rights’. The lecture was held at the Edmund Burke Theatre and organised by Trinity Long Room Hub. She said the Holy See “has never considered the ethical, legal and moral…
Miraculous cure of Irish woman confirmed at Knock shrine
Thirty years ago, Athlone woman Marion Carroll arrived at Knock Shrine in a stretcher suffering from multiple sclerosis. During the Mass she received benediction with the Blessed Sacrament and her sight and speech was restored and she began to walk. At the weekend she returned to Knock to hear Archbishop Neary pronounce that “today the…
Archbishop Eamon Martin updates the IC on the Synod of the Youth
Vatican: Archbishop Eamon Martin says the Synod on Youth has just completed its second stage in which there was focus on trying to help young people find the Lord, “but also really weigh up what it is that God might be calling them to do in their lives”, thus the need for accompaniment. The…
“Wrong to judge the Church by the actions of certain people”
Youth contributor to the Synod on Youth, Percival Holt from India, said it would be “wrong to judge the Church by the actions of certain people” because the Church does not belong to people, but Christ. Speaking at a Synod news briefing this afternoon he asked young people to know the Church cares for them…
Inter-generational dialogue important, says youth attendee
Speaking at a press conference beside Vatican City, Briana Santiago from Texas, one of the 36 young people chosen to attend the Synod on Youth at the Vatican, said every young person she’s spoken to has not had a negative experience at the Synod adding that inter generational dialogue is very important. Briana said it…
Church should inspire young people, say bishops
Chai Brady reports from the Vatican about the October 3rd – 28th Synod on ‘Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment’.
The Archbishop of Westminster speaks to the IC team on WMOF 2018
Cardinal Vincent Nichols spoke to WMOF pilgrims today about the importance of marriage preparation and support, explaining that the sacrament is an ongoing journey into God’s presence.