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CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland on Wednesday deplored the Irish government’s “disturbing” public worship ban. In an April 28 statement on behalf of the Scottish bishops, Bishop Hugh Gilbert criticized new regulations on public worship, approved April

CNA Staff, Mar 22, 2021 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Police have fined a Catholic priest for celebrating public Masses amid a nationwide lockdown. Gardaí imposed a 500 euro ($595) fine on Fr. P.J. Hughes, pastor of Mullahoran and Loughduff parish in County Cavan, after he offered Masses with a

by Kevin Jones Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2021 / 11:04 am MT (CNA).- Among the most popular saints today, Saint Patrick was a bishop and missionary to Ireland. However, he also spent several years as a slave, and once issued a heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted

Travel with us to 17th-18th century Ireland to learn about how Catholicism was nearly stamped out in Ireland…and how Catholics emerged stronger than before. St. Patrick’s Breastplate Christ be with me, Christ within me Christ behind me, Christ before me Christ beside me, Christ to win me Christ to comfort

On March 17, Catholics celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church’s future saints. St. Patrick is said to have been born around 389 AD in Britain. Captured by Irish raiders when he was about

Celtic band Foley Road will play and members and friends of the Bellarmine community will present songs and dramatic readings at this annual benefit for the work of Jesuit Father Joe Mulligan in Nicaragua. There is no charge, but donations are accepted in any amount — proceeds go to Fr.

At Catholic schools, heritage centers, nursing homes and other locations around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, those observing St. Patrick’s Day are likely to come in contact with irish dance. Though not an explicitly Catholic activity, irish dance gets most of its exposure on the feast of St. Patrick, the patron

By Ann Schneible Aid to the Church in Need (via Catholic News Agency) The Christian message can’t be shaken by a national vote, but Ireland’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage is forcing Catholic leaders to rethink how they have been keeping the faith alive among the nation’s young people. “This

By Ann Schneible CNA/EWTN News As Ireland goes to the polls to vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage, one Church official warns that the new law could bring yet-unforeseen consequences for future generations. “The importance of the vote today cannot be underestimated,” said Msgr. John Kennedy, an official of