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Australia’s Cardinal George Pell will chair the Fota VII International Liturgy Conference in Cork city this weekend. Hosted by St Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy, the conference from July 5-7 will focus on priestly identity, and will hear papers delivered by a number of speakers including Bishop Philip Boyce of Raphoe and American prelate, Cardinal…

Bishop Denis Nulty has urged parishes to highlight the importance of farm safety following a huge increase in fatal farming accidents this year. The Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin told The Irish Catholic that farm safety was “critical in my opinion”, with 13 farm accidents so far in the first six months of this year,…

The Vatican is being urged to pressurise religious congregations that ran Magdalen laundries here to contribute to compensation and redress for former residents. Reform Alliance TD Lucinda Creighton said it would be a “positive step” towards helping heal some of the hurt caused by religious orders involved in the running of the laundries. She told…