Ray Browne

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‘The law and the teaching of the Church have always found a way, with compassion, to deal with the hard cases’

The issue facing voters on May 25th is whether they want to remove protection for the unborn child from the constitution, paving the way for unrestric(...)

Chopin’s quintet: Adam Mikolayczuk, Joanne Doody,  aspiring rose Carly Holden, Geraldine Kelleher and  Monika Mikolayczuk

Monika Mikolayczuk and her husband Adam wondered if they had chosen the right name for their cafe and catering business when they opened seven years a(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor Dan McCarthy has placed a motion on the agenda for Monday’s meeting of Kerry County Council asking it to pass a resolution requesting the bishop to allow time in churches at the end of funeral Masses for people to sympathise with bereaved families in parishes where this is not currently allowed.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Mourners should be allowed to sympathise personally with bereaved people inside all churches in Kerry after funeral Masses, a local councillor has sai(...)

Archbishop of Tuam Dr Michael Neary said that the referendum is asking to people to not only redefine marriage, but to redefine the family. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

A number of senior members of the Irish clergy called for a No vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum during masses held at the weekend.Spe(...)

Archbishop Dermot Clifford: reiterated his “sincere apologies” to those who have been harmed by priests of the diocese

Cashel and EmlyThe audit found that all allegations were now promptly referred to the civil authorities, usually within three days of receipt by the d(...)