- Dec 14, 2019
More than 10 years after its final report, the commission set up by the Irish government to investigate claims of abuse in religious-run institutions has admitted that it overestimated the number of children in the homes.
With Britain’s departure from the European Union, identity and customs checks could return to the Irish border — and with it, people fear, the enmities that caused the decades of violence.
An Irish bishop said he was “dismayed and shocked” by an act of vandalism at a mosque in the city of Galway.
There is a challenge to find “new and more effective ways to serve life” in Ireland on the one-year anniversary of the referendum that led to legalized abortion in the country, according to the island’s bishops’ conference.
Ireland should do more to support marriage, instead of making it easier to get a divorce, says Bishop Denis Nulty.
Ireland’s bishops have warned that this week’s European elections have “rarely been more important,” due to the “potentially profound and far-reaching implications” of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.