Generous convictions: Victor Griffin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dean Victor Griffin grows old in body but not in spirit. It becomes a man whom many see as the great dean of the 20th century. He had been at St Patri(...)

Fr Michael Drumm has responded to a query from The Irish Times following reports yesterday that Ombudsman for Children Emily Logan had called for an end to “religious discrimination in schools”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The vast majority of schools in Ireland, including Catholic schools, are not oversubscribed, Fr Michael Drumm, chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Counc(...)

My son, who will be four years old in March, is not baptised. He has been rejected from all four national schools in our area – Dublin 6. I put his na(...)

Evelyn Forde and Annette Hunter-Evans, founders of Cherish. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As soon as the “little tot” was put in her arms the feeling of all- consuming love took her breath away. “The overwhelming outpouring of love was some(...)

The Most Rev Pat Storey, who was consecrated bishop on November 30th.

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 Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson: Dr Jackson spoke  at the Discovery International Christmas Carol Service which took place in the Church of St George and St Thomas on Cathal Brugha Street in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The life of Nelson Mandela made “unreflective conservatism” impossible, the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin has said.Archbishop Michael Jackson(...)

 Pastor Gerard Chimbganda and other South Africans come together at the Praise Tabernacle Centre on St Michan’s street to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. Photograph :Arthur Carron/Collins

There were plenty of free seats at the Praise Tabernacle Church in Dublin, but the place was packed. The congregation remained on their feet for sever(...)

A choir in tune with its sexuality

The Glória choir are wearing black tonight, accented with a rainbow of ties in solid colours for the men and big red-silk flowers for the women. When (...)

Church of Ireland Primate elect Richard Clarke photographed at the Glen Royal Hotel, Maynooth. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The irish Times.

Church leaders in Ireland have paid warm tribute to the late South African president Nelson Mandela. The Church of Ireland primate Archbishop Richard (...)

Ivana Bacik
What Mandela meant to me
  • Africa
  • December 6, 2013, 13:50

Ivana Bacik Senator and academicI think Nelson Mandela has had an immense impact on the world. He has been a shining example of the power of forgivene(...)

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