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Supporters ‘buoyed up’ by PLC conference

The Oireachtas committee on repealing Ireland’s constitutional protections for unborn children had focused minds ahead of this year’s Pro Life Campaign annual conference, according to a PLC spokesperson who said those at the attendance had left feeling “very buoyed up”. “I think the fact that there was such a great attendance at this time of…

Faithful welcome Pope’s message of peace

There is a resounding belief that the Pope’s message of peace in Myanmar will make a difference in the country among those who attended the Papal trip. Robert Taylor, from England, attended the Kyaikkasan Grounds Mass and the Mass for youth at St Mary’s Cathedral. Travelling with his wife Rachel and three-year-old daughter Beth, he…

Common bodily posture at Mass is sign of unity

Common bodily posture taken by a mass congregation is a sign of  the “unity of the members of the Christian community”, according to  Fr Danny Murphy from the National Centre of Liturgy in Maynooth. The secretary of the National Centre of Liturgy was answering questions from The Irish Catholic about the widespread divergence in parishes…