The ACP Leadership call the Dolan Report on the Irish College in Rome “disturbing” and “incompetent”, saying it has effectively destroyed the reputation of priests, without giving them the right of reply. This Press Statement was issued on Friday, 15 June at 3.40pm
Tony Flannery reports on the conference in Birmingham organized by ACTA, the Catholic Church Reform Movement of England and Wales.
The main theme was to reflect on the future of parishes in the context of the rapid decline in numbers of priests available for ministry.
On Tuesday, December 14th, Brendan Hoban, Colm Kilcoyne and myself, Tony Flannery, met with the Apostolic Visitor to Tuam, Archbishop Prendergast. It was a very good meeting. We were with…
The ACP Leadership Team reports that the German Bishops are taking the Pope at his word, and acting accordingly — and they ask: “what are the chances that Irish Church authorities might do the same?”
Brian, an Irishman and former Redemptorist, sent us this excellent reflection on the situation Cardinal Brady finds himself in; and he suggests a way out.
Statement issued by the Association of Catholic Priests on the forthcoming Synod on the Family.