Kevin Hegarty

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Fr Kevin Hegarty says ‘Humanae Vitae’ probably undermined the church’s authority in the long run. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church will continue to decline into irrelevance unless it changes its positions on female ordination, contraception and sexuality, a pri(...)

SS Tuskar was three miles west of Eagle island, above, in north Mayo when it was sunk by a mine launched from a German submarine. Photograph: Gareth McCormack/garethmccormack.com

The deaths of 10 Irish and Scottish crew in a first World War sinking off the north Mayo coast have been marked at a centenary commemoration in Erris.(...)

Fr Tony Flannery is one of 12 priests who could “no longer remain silent because to do so colludes with the systemic oppression of women within the Catholic Church”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Twelve Catholic priests have issued a joint statement calling for open discussion on the need for equality for women in the church, including where pr(...)

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago by a jury at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago.Melissa Delaney (24), who is(...)