Reinhard Marx

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Has Bavaria’s new state premier, Markus Söder – a star pupil of the cute hoor school of politics – miscalculated? Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

Ireland’s conservatives Catholics may have a new cross to carry since last week’s abortion referendum, but for conservative Catholics in Bavaria today(...)

Dr Ann-Marie Desmond, from Timoleague, Co Cork: ‘I can’t see anything wrong with women celebrating the Eucharist.’

As the clamour demanding full equality for women in the Catholic Church grows ever louder indications are that it is beginning to make an impact at th(...)

The Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council will hold its second annual community Iftar in the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre at Blanchardstown in west Dublin on Saturday next to which members of the LGBT community are invited. Photograph: Getty Images

Members of Ireland’s gay community have been invited to take part in a Muslim community meal in Dublin next weekend as Ramadan comes to a conclusion. (...)

Cardinal Reinhard Marx: told a conference held in Trinity College that until  “very recently”, the church and society at large had been “very negative about gay people . . . It was the whole society. It was a scandal and terrible.” Photograph: Stefano Rellandini

A leading cardinal has said the Catholic Church should apologise to the gay community for its scandalous and terrible treatment of them, which had no(...)

Trinity Law Professor Gerry Whyte. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The power enjoyed by Catholic Church in Ireland was responsible in part for the scandals that have emerged in recent years, a conference in Trinity Co(...)

Does the Catholic church have a role to play in pluralist Ireland? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Whether the Catholic Church has any role in an increasingly pluralist Ireland will be discussed at a three-day international conference in Trinity Col(...)

Looking forward: Pope Francis has made it clear on at least two occasions this year that he wants results from the Synod on the Family, which begins in Rome tomorrow. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images.

Will the second Synod on the Family, which opens in Rome on Sunday, live up to its billing as a potentially key moment in the ongoing reform of the Ca(...)

Demonstrators at a rally for Al-Quds Day, an event intended to express solidarity with the Palestinian people,  in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Carsten Koall/Getty Images

They faced off across the Kurfürstendamm yesterday afternoon. Separated by 1,000 police in riot gear, around 1,200 pro-Palestine and 700 pro-Israel(...)

Pope Francis has named eight people, including Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins, to a  group to help the Catholic Church fight the clerical sexual abuse of minors.  Photograph: Reuters

In appointing four women, five lay people and three anglophones to the Vatican’s new Pontifical Council For The Protection Of Minors yesterday (...)

Pope Francis has indicated he could consider exceptions to a church law that bars remarried Catholics from the sacraments because Rome considers marriage to be inviolable. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

The Vatican warned bishops yesterday not to reform faster than Pope Francis, after a German diocese said that some divorced and remarried Catholics w(...)

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