Category: Irish News

EU and religious leaders hold high-level meeting on Ukraine

European bishops met with the European Commission (EC) to share their perspectives on the impacts of war in Ukraine, emphasising the positive role played by Churches. Churches are “frontline operational field actors” in providing humanitarian care to Ukraine and neighbouring countries, Archbishop Cyril Vasil told the EC. The archbishop of the Greek-Catholic Eparchy of Kosice,…

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Archbishop Martin welcomes Pope’s Communication’s Day message Archbishop Eamon Martin has welcomed Pope Francis’ message for World Communications day, which takes place May 18. The Primate of All-Ireland welcomed the message, saying the Pope “invites all of us to optimise our emotional intelligence when we deal with others, and in particular when we are undertaking…

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Irish sister in South Sudan undertakes 400km trip for Pope’s ecumenical visit

Loreto Sister Orla Treacy from Co. Wicklow is currently accompanying 60 students and pilgrims on a 405km pilgrimage from the diocese of Rumbek to South Sudan’s capital, Juba for the Pope’s upcoming ecumenical visit. Pope Francis is scheduled to make an ecumenical pilgrimage to Juba, South Sudan, February 3-5 with Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury and…

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