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Dublin college drops auction of Mrs. Kennedy letters

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — A Catholic college will no longer auction letters sent by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy to an Irish priest. Earlier in...

Letters to priest reveal Jackie Kennedy’s struggles with faith after JFK’s...

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Newly released letters between former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and a Dublin-based priest reveal Kennedy's struggles to keep her...

15,000 rally in Ireland for repeal of abortion law

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Pro-life campaigners in Ireland vowed to work for the repeal of a controversial abortion law introduced in 2013. An estimated 15,000...

Ireland plans to reopen embassy to Vatican

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin welcomed an Irish government decision to reopen a Vatican Embassy just over three years after...

Ireland survey shows gaps between church teachings and beliefs

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Three out of four Irish who identified themselves as Catholics find the church's teaching on sexuality “irrelevant,” according to new...

Irish priests’ group ‘disturbed’ by investigation

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — The Irish Association of Catholic Priests said it is "disturbed" that the group's founder, Redemptorist Father Tony Flannery, is under...

Nuncio tells Irish the Pope is scandalized by abuse scandals

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Pope Benedict XVI is acutely aware that recent years have been tough for Irish Catholics as a result of the...

Papal nuncio to Ireland promises to strengthen relations

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Pope Benedict XVI’s new representative to Ireland has promised to strengthen relations between the country and the Holy See. Archbishop Charles...

John Paul II tried to end Irish inmates’ 1981 hunger strike

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Declassified British documents reveal the extent to which Pope John Paul II tried unsuccessfully to intervene to end a 1981...

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