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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: He said it was “fairly unusual for a pope to open his heart on so many issues”

  The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said he was “very encouraged” by the words of Pope Francis. “It sets a pastoral(...)

Fr Iggy O’Donovan: “How has it come to this that sincere thinking Catholics are walking away from our Church believing that the battle for sane Catholicism is lost” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In a homily delivered in Drogheda this morning Augustinian priest Fr Iggy O’Donovan criticised the role of right-wing Catholics and career-oriented c(...)

Fr Tony Flannery launched  A Question of Conscience today. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A new book by Redemptorish priest Fr Tony Flannery, who was silenced and removed from public ministry by the Vatican last year, is not available in Ve(...)

Fr Tony Flannery:  “If they could sideline the current leadership, they would frighten off any others who might take our place, and in this way crush the whole movement.”

Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery said he believes the Vatican’s silencing of him last year was really about dismantling the Association of Catholi(...)

Committee chairman Jerry Buttimer TD played a central role in getting the Bill passed. Photograph: Eric Luke

The passing of the abortion Bill in the Dáil, it was said, marked the end of the old cosy church-State relations. But is this true? One of the main re(...)

St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

When Pope Benedict spoke of the face of the Catholic Church being “disfigured”, and when he used the word “filth” about aspects of church life,(...)

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