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Brexit could complicate Good Friday Agreement, says Irish bishop

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — April 10 marks the 20th anniversary of the historic Good Friday Agreement, which brought peace to Northern Ireland. The peace...

From turnips to potatoes to pumpkins: Irish folklife expert says Jack-O-Lanterns...

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — As the seasonal carving of pumpkins gets underway, an Irish folklore expert said there is evidence that the tradition, which...

In Ireland, U.S. cardinals praise role of immigrants

Catholic News Service KNOCK, Ireland — Two American cardinals of Irish descent praised the role of immigrants, especially Irish, in building the United States. The United...

Photo of the week: A cardinal’s views on environment might be...

Catholic News Service MAYNOOTH, Ireland — The greatest threats facing humanity are those “that arise from global inequality and the destruction of the environment,” said...

Cardinal Burke urges pope to take hot-button issues off table for...

Catholic News Service LIMERICK, Ireland — A recently reassigned Vatican official has urged Pope Francis to take the issues of Communion for the divorced and...

Abuse survivor says new Vatican panel must achieve real change

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — The lone clerical abuse survivor nominated by Pope Francis to sit on the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of...

Censures of priests in Ireland mark divisions in church

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — A series of censures has brought to the fore the divisions within the Irish church between those who seek a...

The unsinkable Father Browne: Jesuit seminarian took photos aboard Titanic but...

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Commemorations of the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago will put the spotlight on a young Irish priest whose...

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