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Feb 15, 2018 - 10:36 am .- Hundreds of people rallied in the coastal suburb of Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, on Saturday to show support for the country’s 8th amendment, which protects the right to life of both mothers and their unborn children.
Feb 14, 2018 - 03:02 pm .- Human life “from its tiniest origins” must be protected, Bishop Brendan Kelly of Galway and Kilmacduagh said at his installation Mass on Sunday.
Feb 7, 2018 - 12:00 am .- Ahead of Ireland’s referendum on the country’s abortion laws, Bishop Brendan Leahy penned a letter to the diocese of Limerick promoting respect for human life.
Jan 30, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- The Irish government announced Monday that a referendum that could liberalize Ireland’s abortion laws will be set for a vote in late May or early June, sparking a call for respect for human life from the country’s bishops.
Jan 24, 2018 - 11:08 pm .- An Irish priest and exorcist is asking the country's bishops for more support after noticing a dramatic increase in demonic activity in the country.
Dec 21, 2017 - 07:01 pm .- The Celtic cross has been recognized as an emblem of Irish Christianity for centuries.
Dec 20, 2017 - 09:50 am .- They’re Irish, they’re Catholic, and they’re proud. But you maybe haven’t heard of them.
Dec 11, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- Amnesty International is in no position to oppose an Irish law against foreign political funding now that it is under scrutiny for taking money from U.S. financier George Soros’ Open Society Foundations to target the country’s abortion restrictions, Irish pro-life advocates have said.
Oct 24, 2017 - 03:11 am .- Prayer, reparation, and praising God are the focus of a new Benedictine priory in Ireland, which focuses especially on reparation for the sins of priests.
Oct 14, 2017 - 05:22 am .- The student union president at University College Dublin said that a campaign to impeach her is a “bullying tactic” by a group of students who are intolerant of her pro-life views.
Aug 22, 2017 - 09:54 am .- Northern Ireland’s High Court has rejected two legal challenges that sought to recognize same-sex unions as marriages, saying it is a matter for the legislature.  
Jul 27, 2017 - 03:02 am .- An Irish priest has decried a film festival's plans to screen two horror films in an abandoned church next month.
Jul 3, 2017 - 04:28 am .- Besides a shortage of vocations, Irish priests are facing an even more harrowing kind of crisis.
Jun 6, 2017 - 04:47 pm .- Ireland's Catholic bishops have praised a Supreme Court decision in the country that will allow asylum seekers to find work while their status is being decided.
May 9, 2017 - 03:04 pm .- Neither the narrow narrative against religion nor the real failings of the Church should define the role of Catholics in public life, Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has said.
May 7, 2017 - 04:09 pm .- “I remember it as well as I do last night.” Those were the words of an aged Irish immigrant named John Curry in 1940s New York, who had seen the apparitions at Knock, Ireland when just a boy.
Apr 26, 2017 - 05:04 pm .- Father John Sullivan was a prominent Irish Catholic convert who was known for his healing prayers, his consolation for the troubled, and his devotion to God.
Apr 6, 2017 - 03:53 pm .- Facing legal scrutiny over foreign funding of efforts to fight Ireland’s anti-abortion law, a pro-abortion rights group has returned a $25,000 grant to billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundations.
Apr 3, 2017 - 04:23 am .- Besides a shortage of vocations, Irish priests are facing an even more harrowing kind of crisis.
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:02 am .- In one Irish diocese, the number of active priests may halve in fewer than 15 years. As a result, Bishop Francis Duffy of Ardagh and Clonmacnois has aimed to prepare his flock to take on more active roles.