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Pope Francis urges us to be missionary disciples and invites ‘all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ’. Photograph: Fabio Falcioni/EPA

The pastoral plan for the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore, launched on Pentecost Sunday, is the fruit of a listening process conducted around the dio(...)

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands with South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in across the line that divides their countries ahead of their meeting on April 27th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

As first steps are taken on the road to a peace on the Korean peninsula it is worth remembering that when Jesus spoke about peace he was thinking abou(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has urged parishes to hold “a special moment of prayer for life” over the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Christians must be pro-life when it comes to the unborn and those who are vulnerable at the end of their lives, Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid(...)

Bishop Denis Brennan is the second Catholic bishop in recent days to address the issue of increased hostility towards the church in Ireland.  Photograph: Istock

A newly ordained Catholic priest has been warned about the hostility he will face in a changed Ireland. Bishop of Ferns Denis Brennan told Fr Billy C(...)

Pope Francis: praying for change. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

Cardinal George Pell was in jocular form during the first week of the current synod of bishops in Rome. Prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the E(...)

The word ascension, as in Ascension Thursday (next Thursday) which marks the ascent of Christ into heaven on the 40th day after the Resurrection, come(...)

 ‘Can Pope Francis  bring about the “collegiality” promised by the Second Vatican Council?’ Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images

When Pope Francis, in Evangelii Gaudium, which came out last November, talked about how “th(...)

Paris Plage, the artificial beach provided in central Paris in summertime. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

When a bank holiday falls on Tuesday or Thursday, French employees take the Monday or Friday off as well. The practice is known as a (...)