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#Church

# church - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leaner, lighter, faster, keener Healy reaching 'for new heights' in number 1 jersey

The loosehead decided to shed kilos and increase his agility after a successful summer tour.

# church - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas Sutherland Springs

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

# church - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees' Opinion

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# church - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers Church And State

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers

The agenda for the meeting included the Eighth Amendment and the possibility of a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis.

# church - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks Holy Rosary Church

'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks

The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary has had its windows broken and lead flashing removed from the building.

# church - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Romanian bishop quits over sex video Corneliu Barladeanu

Romanian bishop quits over sex video

This is the second sex scandal to rock the Church this year.

# church - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival Madeira

'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival

A 200-year-old oak tree fell on people gathered outside a church.

# church - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Keeping the dying art of ringing church bells alive in Ireland The Bells

Keeping the dying art of ringing church bells alive in Ireland

Step inside a bell ringing class at Christ Church Taney.

# church - Monday 31 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene Dublin

Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene

Justin Murray pleaded guilty to taking the money from the Ballymun church.

# church - Friday 28 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass The Last Supper

'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass

Members are disappointed that there was no vote before the decision was made to end the 150-year-old service.

# church - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Limerick community petitioning to stop their beloved parish priest's move to Dublin Keep Our Hero

Limerick community petitioning to stop their beloved parish priest's move to Dublin

Fr Chris O’Donnell is moving to Dublin to write a children’s textbook.

# church - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'I wasn't complaining' - Cian Healy on Andrew Porter's switch to tighthead

The Ireland international is keen for lots of gametime over the coming weeks.

# church - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Neutrality and pluralism are not particularly good reasons for taking God out of our Constitution' Opinion

'Neutrality and pluralism are not particularly good reasons for taking God out of our Constitution'

There are certainly very strong philosophical reasons for accepting at least the existence of God, writes Dr Thomas Finegan.

# church - Friday 2 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?

Some people think it’s not appropriate in modern Ireland.

# church - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence' Opinion

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'

There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.

# church - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning Faith

Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning

The ceremony will make a formal request for the beatification of Dublin man Fr John Sullivan, who died in 1933.

# church - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Vatican celebrates big bang theory to dispel 'science conflict' George Lemaitre

Vatican celebrates big bang theory to dispel 'science conflict'

The head of the Vatican Observatory said people can believe in both God and the big bang theory.

# church - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job Disciplinary Action

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# church - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# church - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Up to €8,000 stolen from Trocaire boxes in Clare church Donations

Up to €8,000 stolen from Trocaire boxes in Clare church

The thieves broke into a safe before escaping with the cash.

# church - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church Easter Sunday

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

# church - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# church - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'Hotels for seven weeks' and straight back to the grindstone for Cian Healy

The loosehead had hoped for more than his minutes in the Six Nations, but the next challenge is coming too quickly to look back.

# church - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eamonn Casey 'did much good' but revelations about son were 'profoundly upsetting for Church' Homily

Eamonn Casey 'did much good' but revelations about son were 'profoundly upsetting for Church'

President Michael D Higgins was among the mourners at the funeral today.

# church - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal Galway

'He made mistakes but never resorted to self-pity': Tributes paid at Eamonn Casey's removal

The former bishop will be laid to rest tomorrow.

# church - Monday 13 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most people agree with the Angelus being broadcast on TV and radio Religion

Most people agree with the Angelus being broadcast on TV and radio

Six in 10 people are happy with things as they are.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins leads wealth of tributes to 'pioneering' bishop Eamonn Casey Catholic Church

President Higgins leads wealth of tributes to 'pioneering' bishop Eamonn Casey

Casey died today after a long illness.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial bishop Eamonn Casey has died aged 89 Casey

Controversial bishop Eamonn Casey has died aged 89

He resigned as Bishop of Galway in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it' Money Due

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.

# church - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests Shortage

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests

Many in the Roman Catholic Church believe a new path to ordination should be opened.

# church - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave Tuam Babies

Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave

Bishop Brendan Leahy was challenged by a woman at today’s Citizens’ Assembly.

# church - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission Resistant To Change

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# church - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'It was a different game back when I started' - Healy eyes Ireland opening

The 29-year-old loosehead gets his starting chance at Stadio Olimpico today.

# church - Friday 3 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Huge Finglas church to close its doors Falling Attendance

Huge Finglas church to close its doors

The Church of the Annunciation will be demolished to make way for a much smaller church.

# church - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out Catholic Church

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out

Fr Tony Flannery and Fr Sean McDonagh have sharply criticised how the Vatican treats clergy and, in particular, women.

# church - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report Northern Ireland

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.

# church - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof Death Penalty

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

# church - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report Abuse

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report

Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.

# church - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in Dublin O Holy Night

15 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in Dublin

What happened after Mary and Joseph locked eyes over a curry chip in Supermacs?

# church - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 160 killed after church roof collapsed onto worshippers Nigeria

160 killed after church roof collapsed onto worshippers

The church was still under construction when metal girders crashed and the corrugated iron roof caved in.

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