Fr Enda McDonagh was lauded by clerical colleagues for his warmth and humility. File photograph: The Irish Times

Archbishop of Armagh and Catholic Primate of All Ireland Eamon Martin has responded to the death of influential theologian Fr Enda McDonagh (90) at St(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin is among the signatories calling ‘for justice, to investigate these crimes, hold those responsible to account’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 50 Irish faith leaders have signed a statement condemning the persecution of the Uighurs and other Muslims in China. Included among the sig(...)

Archbishop Dermot Farrell. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s new Catholic Archbishop has said celebration of Sunday Mass in every church will become a thing of the past and a declining priesthood will r(...)

The archbishop ‘faced many challenges in administration and necessary changes’, the President said. Photograph: The Irish Times/Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, who formally stands down next Tuesday, has been praised for his “courage, tenacity and compassion,” by (...)

Tributes have been paid to the internationally acclaimed Cork-born soprano Cara O’Sullivan, who died on Tuesday aged 58.

Tributes have been paid to the internationally acclaimed Cork-born soprano Cara O’Sullivan, who has died aged 58. O’Sullivan, who retired from singin(...)

Church of Ireland Primate and Archbishop of Armagh John McDowell said they had  decided that in-person gatherings should remain suspended with the exception of weddings, funerals, as permitted by regulations. Photograph: iStock

All churches in Northern Ireland have extended restrictions on public worship until March. A similar restriction operates in the Republic with no indi(...)

“Our influence for good in the world depends on the quality of our relationship with Jesus Christ, not the church we attend.” Photograph: Getty Images

The material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which ends on Monday, was prepared by the Monastic Community of Grandchamp in Switzer(...)

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin has offered its services as a mass vaccination centre. Photograph: iStock

The Church of Ireland has urged parishes throughout the dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough to volunteer suitable churches and parish buildings for use(...)

Graves of those who died at    the Bethany home, in Mount Jerome Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish Church Missions (ICM) has said it “did not found, manage or finance any mother and baby homes”, after the Commission of Investigation into M(...)

A man  lays flowers this week at a shrine in Tuam, Co Galway, erected in memory of up to 800 children  buried at the site of the mother and baby home there. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The women and children who suffered in mother and baby homes were “abandoned by their church”, a Cork priest has said during Sunday Mass. Fr Colin D(...)

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