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Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Killaloe, Kieran O’Reilly SMA (pictured) to the Vatican Congregation which is responsible for religious orders and apostolic societies. Bishop O’Reilly served twice as congregational leader of the Society of African Missions, working in Rome for 12 years, before being ordained Bishop of Killaloe in 2010. He will now…

“What happened yesterday was a shameful act. They most probably chased us for the money, but the danger lies in the repercussions of what could have happened.” Catholic Maronite Bishop Simon Atallah of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar, Lebanon, speaks of an attempt to kidnap him on March 25.   “The continued attacks against Christians, including Armenian Apostolic…

Tomi Reichental, a Holocaust survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, accepted an invitation to speak in St Philomena’s Church in Palmerstown on Saturday, March 22, drawing people in large numbers to hear his strong message of hope. In his book I Was a Boy in Belsen Tomi gives an account of his life story, from capture,…

Children across Ireland are getting ready to raise some roots in their school gardens with the launch of the annual Incredible Edibles initiative by Agri Aware, the agri-food educational body, which teaches children where their fruit and vegetables come from and helps them to grow their own. The programme is now in its sixth year…