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#Church

# church - Friday 6 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# church - Friday 29 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry Tralee

Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry

The incident happened yesterday around 9pm.

# church - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism Church

'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism

On Saturday, Culture Minister Josepha Madigan stepped up at her local church to lead prayers after a priest failed to show up.

# church - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show Mass

Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said that she did not read the Gospel, but led the readings from the altar.

# church - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 70 babies who died at Bethany Home - and one mother - to be named on new memorial stone Mother And Baby Home

# church - Friday 15 June, 2018

'You could have all the carries in the world but if you don’t back it up, that’s s**t'

Cian Healy is fired up to put things right at scrum time against the Wallabies.

# church - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members Northern Ireland

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members

The policy also prevents the children of same-sex couples from being baptised in the church.

# church - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result Catholic Church

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

# church - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man who told parish priest that he would 'cut his throat' sentenced to 3 months Ennis District Court

Homeless man who told parish priest that he would 'cut his throat' sentenced to 3 months

In a statement to gardaí on the assault, Fr Hogan said he was fearful for his safety.

# church - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth Blackrock

Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

# church - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a lot of talk about us. And we get it': Church of Scientology launches TV channel Scientology

# church - Monday 12 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny' Mary McAleese This post contains videos

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

# church - Friday 9 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# church - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

# church - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards Catholic Church

No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards

Starting today, worshippers at Saint-François de Molitor church can use their debit or credit cards to donate.

# church - Friday 15 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions Abuse Report

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

# church - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'The papers were signed to retire': After near career-ending neck injury, Cian Healy is thriving again

The loosehead refused to drift away from his career without a fight. Now he’s determined to hit new heights.

# 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.

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