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  • Countering the charges against faith schools October 27, 2016
    Countering the charges against faith schoolsRuth Kelly shared Britain’s experience of faith schools Ruth Kelly The political debate around faith schools in the UK has long been a contentious topic, it has gained significant attention again in recent weeks with Theresa May’s announcement that she is set to allow faith schools to expand again, by lifting the c […]
  • There is and there is not an ‘ideal family’ October 27, 2016
    There is and there is not an ‘ideal family’ by David Quinn October 27, 2016 What did Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s words on family mean, wonders David Quinn Is Archbishop Diarmuid Martin correct when he says “there is no such thing as the ideal family”? He said this at a conference in Dublin last weekend formally launching the Church’s preparations for the Wo […]
  • Going the extra ‘miles for mission’ October 27, 2016
    Going the extra ‘miles for mission’Pictured at the inaugural ‘Miles for Mission’ fundraising walk in the Phoenix Park, organised by World Mission Ireland, was Kenyan Ambassador to Ireland, Richard A. Opembe accompanied by religious participants in the event. The 5km walk was held as part of the mission month of October celebrations, with proceeds raised goin […]