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#Church

# church - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name Westbank

The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name

Survivors are calling for the Westbank home, in Greystones, Co Wicklow, to be included in the wide-ranging inquiry tasked with investigating the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes.

# church - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes In Memory

Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes

Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.

# church - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The world is talking about Tuam's 800 dead babies 800 Babies

The world is talking about Tuam's 800 dead babies

Even if the Government hasn’t yet.

# church - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system Child Safety

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system

The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.

# church - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dubliner goes to mass for the first time and live-tweets the whole thing Daily Bread

Dubliner goes to mass for the first time and live-tweets the whole thing

He’s sorely disappointed with the buffet.

From The Daily Edge Couple arrested for having sex on church lawn during wedding ceremony For Better For Worse

Couple arrested for having sex on church lawn during wedding ceremony

They had to be pulled apart by police.

# church - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bags of €16,000 in punts found behind statue in Cork church Holy Donation

Bags of €16,000 in punts found behind statue in Cork church

Two members of the parish staff found the donation when cleaning.

# church - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes Primary School

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

# church - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Give up 'yer auld sins: Shoppers targeted with with pre-Easter 'confession blitz' Bless Me Father

Give up 'yer auld sins: Shoppers targeted with with pre-Easter 'confession blitz'

Churches around Dublin city centre are opening for over eight hours today. Catholics are being urged to come along, even if its been decades since their last confession.

# church - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis personally asks for forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests Apology

Pope Francis personally asks for forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests

He said he would not take one step back in regards to how abusers are dealt with and the sanctions that must be imposed.

# church - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion The Big Day

Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion

Invited to a First Communion? Are you in a state of dread? Don’t worry. Let me guide you through the etiquette of the modern Big Day, writes Avril O’Reilly.

# church - Friday 14 March, 2014

'Ireland don't need mad aggressive heads to beat France,' says cool, calm Cian Healy

The prop embodies Ireland’s sense of easy confidence before a traditionally nervy Test.

# church - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Baby conducts church choir and gets really, really into it Maestro

# church - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over "unfair" Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld Bai

Complaint over "unfair" Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld

The complaint centred on a discussion about sympathies being given at funeral masses in Co Meath.

# church - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to buy a Dublin church? It's yours for a mere €575k Heaven Cents

Want to buy a Dublin church? It's yours for a mere €575k

Because who wouldn’t like the freedom to run around a church by themselves, right?

# church - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children Mercy Killing

Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children

A bill allowing euthanasia for minors facing “unbearable physical suffering” will be voted on by lawmakers tomorrow.

# church - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead Casting Out Sin

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

# church - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades' Church

McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades'

Her comments were welcomed by liberal Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.

# church - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

From TheJournal.ie Abuse victims' group has "serious concerns" over safeguarding review Catholic Church

Abuse victims' group has "serious concerns" over safeguarding review

One in Four says that the legalistic nature of the Christian Brothers’ response to allegations of child sex abuse is in keeping with their clients’ experiences.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today Child Safety

Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today

The largest audit of Church bodies to date will be published today, with Christian Brothers particularly under the microscope.

# church - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones A Grave Matter

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones

The parish priest in Buncrana will have final approval on headstones and there are strict guidelines for flowers and plants.

# church - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Healy feeling the heat as McGrath's star rises

The 26-year-old has never faced as serious a threat to his spot on the loosehead side of Ireland’s scrum.

# church - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Willy-shaped church 'doesn't look much like a willy', insists architect Morto

# church - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 20 things that always happened at Mass Peace Be With You

20 things that always happened at Mass

If you were dragged to Mass on a weekly basis these things will sound familiar.

# church - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Council of Churches says blasphemy reference in Constitution is 'largely obsolete' Blasphemy

The Irish Council of Churches says blasphemy reference in Constitution is 'largely obsolete'

They said the blasphemy reference has been used to justify violence and oppression against minorities in other parts of the world.

From The Daily Edge Catholic pamphlets from 1920s-50s advised on marriage, swearing and becoming a nun Vintage Values

Catholic pamphlets from 1920s-50s advised on marriage, swearing and becoming a nun

A large exhibition of early 20th century publications are going on display in Dublin.

# church - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge American church looks like a phallus on Google Maps Rising Up

American church looks like a phallus on Google Maps

Spare a thought for the Christian Scientists of Dixon, Illinois.

# church - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy

The Ireland international claims to be unsurprised by his 22-year-old teammate’s development.

# church - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie FG TD who was told not to help with communion insists he's 'very much pro-life' Catholic Church

FG TD who was told not to help with communion insists he's 'very much pro-life'

Derek Keating has been told not to fulfil his duties as a minister of the Eucharist at St Mary’s Parish in Lucan in the wake of his support for the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill last July.

# church - Friday 20 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop Church Of Ireland

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# church - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sensible careers are all well and good – but I want the adventure of a religious life Opinion

Column: Sensible careers are all well and good – but I want the adventure of a religious life

Dominican novice Conor McDonough explains why he left behind his fledging teaching career in favour of the “radical” option of a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

# church - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The head of the CIA is bringing this piece of Kilteevan turf back to the White House The Gathering

The head of the CIA is bringing this piece of Kilteevan turf back to the White House

John Brennan attended an event at the church his Irish father was baptised in, in the small Roscommon village on Friday night.

From The Daily Edge Westboro Baptist protest destroyed... by Ke$ha's backing dancers Dance Off This post contains videos

Westboro Baptist protest destroyed... by Ke$ha's backing dancers

This is a wonderful thing.

# church - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Church + Street Fighter II = Excellence Hadouken

Church + Street Fighter II = Excellence

90s video games make everything better.

# church - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Appeal to help find six stolen, rare paintings from Galway church Stolen Paintings This post contains images

Appeal to help find six stolen, rare paintings from Galway church

The six stations of the cross were taken on Saturday, 22 June from St Peter and Paul’s Church, Kiltullagh in Athenry.

# church - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivors call on Catholics to boycott mass this weekend Protest

Magdalene survivors call on Catholics to boycott mass this weekend

A group representing survivors of the Magdalene laundries has asked people to withhold donations to their local Catholic church this weekend.

# church - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 13 scientifically proven ways to be a happier person Pursuit Of Happiness

13 scientifically proven ways to be a happier person

From setting goals to simply exposing yourself to the colour blue, science says these things will improve your outlook on life.

# church - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package Magdalenes

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.