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Dublin archbishop: Delay in applying child safety guidelines is ‘appalling’

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin said he would seek assurances from religious congregations operating in his diocese that they are...

Irish cardinal: ‘Peace would not have been delivered’ without Paisley

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Irish Cardinal Sean Brady had paid tribute to a controversial Protestant firebrand-turned-peacemaker who once heckled St. John Paul II as...

Irish Vincentians return Jackie Kennedy’s letters to family

  Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Letters between former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and a Dublin-based priest have been handed over to the Kennedy family. In...

Irish abuse survivor who met with pope calls it a vindication

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — One of the Irish survivors of clerical sexual abuse who met Pope Francis July 7 described the encounter as a...

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...

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