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Irish commission: Grave for children was improper, but not a septic...

DUBLIN -- The commission investigating the historic treatment of unmarried mothers and their children in religious-run care homes in Ireland has dismissed claims that...

Thieves break into Dublin church, steal head of mummy

DUBLIN — Anglican Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin said he was shocked after thieves broke into a church in the Irish capital, vandalizing the...

Irish bishops urge Catholics to ‘resist’ country’s new abortion law

DUBLIN — The primate of All-Ireland insisted that the country’s new abortion law that took effect Jan. 1 has “no moral force” and it...

Resist country’s new abortion law say Irish bishops to Catholics

DUBLIN — The primate of All-Ireland insisted that the country's new abortion law that took effect Jan. 1 has "no moral force" and it...

Lesson’s learned in Ireland during WWI should be impetus for Irish...

BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- Ireland's most senior Catholic cleric said the suffering endured by the Irish -- Catholic and Protestant -- during World War...

Irish president apologizes to women sent to Magdalene laundries

DUBLIN — President Michael D. Higgins of Ireland described the treatment of women and children in state-controlled institutions managed by the Catholic Church as...

Irish bishop hopes papal visit can help bring healing after abortion...

DUBLIN — An Irish bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’ August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the...

Irish pro-life campaigners criticize Google decision to ban campaign ads

DUBLIN (CNS) -- Irish pro-life campaigners have criticized a decision by tech giant Google to ban campaign advertisements before the May 25 referendum on...

Police find heart of Dublin’s patron saint, six years after its...

DUBLIN  -- The preserved heart of Dublin's patron saint has been recovered by police, nearly six years after it was stolen from a church...

Despite new law, some Irish pubs remain closed Good Friday

Catholic News Service DUBLIN -- While Irish pubs will be allowed to open and serve alcohol on Good Friday, March 30, for the first time...

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