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  • Syriac patriarch ‘horrified’ after seeing ‘ghost towns’ December 8, 2016
    Syriac patriarch ‘horrified’ after seeing ‘ghost towns’ A Christian woman inspects a home in Bartella, Iraq, after it was liberated from Islamic State militants. Photo: CNS Doreen Abi Raad The Syriac Catholic patriarch said he was horrified to see widespread devastation and what he called “ghost towns” during a recent visit to northern Iraq. Patriarch Ignace […]
  • Out and About December 8, 2016
    http://www.irishcatholic.ie/sites/default/files/attendees.jpgMAYO: Attendees in the Knock House Hotel at the launch of Walking Gently on Earth, a book produced by the Mercy Sisters of the Western Province, describing their efforts to live more sustainably so as to protect what Laudato Si’ calls “our common home”. http://www.irishcatholic.ie/sites/default/fil […]
  • Sadly, cosy consensus is pushing people into hands of extremists December 8, 2016
    Sadly, cosy consensus is pushing people into hands of extremists by Michael Kelly December 8, 2016 "It’s hard not to have the impression that the move is really designed to crush dissenting voices”, writes Michael Kelly Norbert Hofer  Dissatisfaction with political consensus is hardly confined to the US. At the funeral Mass of former Taoiseach Charles H […]