Roy Donovan

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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(...)

 Bishop Mary Bridget Meehan celebrates Mass.

Five women who believe they have a vocation to the Catholic priesthood have contacted a US delegation visiting Ireland this month to recruit female p(...)

Following three years of preparation, a permanent deacon can perform all the functions of a priest except celebrate the Eucharist. File image: Alan Betson

The leadership of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) has said it fully supports a parish priest in Limerick who has publicly opposed moves in h(...)

Pope Francis  set up a commission to look at the introduction of women deacons last year which will report “in a year or two”. Photograph: Reuters/Osservatore Romano

A parish priest in Co Limerick has called for the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Catholic Church. Fr Roy Donovan, parish priest of Cah(...)