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Michael Kelly, Catholic News Service

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Political leader John Hume, who helped bring peace to Northern Ireland,...

DUBLIN -- Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, has hailed political leader John Hume as a "paragon of peace" for his key role...

John Hume, hailed as a who helped bring peace to Northern...

DUBLIN -- Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, has hailed political leader John Hume as a "paragon of peace" for his key role...

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin canceled as Irish officials take...

DUBLIN -- Dublin's iconic St. Patrick's Day parade has been canceled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus. Authorities had initially insisted that the...

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...

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