You may or may not have yet seen the film Still Alice for which Julianne Moore deservedly won the Oscar for best actress recently. A fairly pedestr(...)

Students evacuated from Moi University during a terrorist siege gather together in Garissa on Friday to be transported to their home regions. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty

An Irish priest who founded the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (SCCRR), based in Nairobi, has expressed sorrow and solidarit(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said he could not celebrate the light of Christ without thinking of those students in Kenya who were singled out one by one to be killed because of their Christian identity.

Christian students murdered in Kenya on Holy Thursday have been remembered at Easter vigil ceremonies at Dublin’s Pro Cathedral by Archbishop Diarmuid(...)

The last time I visited the Holy Land was with Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. Excuse me. Pope saint John Paul II. Visiting there with “ordinar(...)

Rabbi Zalman Lent, leader of the Jewish community of Dublin (left), and Dr Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland at the Three Faiths Forum of Ireland, involving members of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities  at the Mansion House. Photograph: Dave Meehan

As Christians worldwide were preparing for Easter, Jewish families and communities around the world were sitting together on Friday night for a Passov(...)

 The Way of the Cross ceremony in  Phoenix Park led by the archbishop of Dublin Rev Diarmuid Martin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has called on the people of Dublin to stand up to men of violence in the city and demand an end to it.“We have to stand up (...)

The Stations of the Cross will take place in various spots in the south east – starting with a litany in Waterford Church of Ireland cathedral at 7.30am.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

It is a (railway) Stations of the Cross event like no other, involving Iarnród Éireann, the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, an(...)

Sculptor Tim Schmalz with his ‘Homeless Jesus’ bronze. The sculpture is due to arrive in Dublin on Good Friday and will be installed on the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral a week later. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:47

The “Homeless Jesus” sculpture is due to arrive in Dublin on Good Friday and, following clearance by customs, is expected to be installed on the groun(...)

 Executive director of One in Four Maeve Lewis. The agency, which helps survivors of child sexual abuse, has appealed for donations.    File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

One in Four, the agency which helps people who suffered sexual abuse as children, has appealed for donations. For the past eight weeks the agency has (...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh (right) and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin pictured earlier this month at the Columba Centre, Maynooth.  For Holy Thursday Chrism Masses they respectively discussed the difficulty of being Christian, and the Pope Francis’s unpopularity. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has spoken about the unpopularity of being Christian in today’s world while Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid(...)