Jo O’Sullivan writes about her experience of her struggle “with being a Catholic since the publication of the Murphy Report, when I first became aware of the total betrayal by the leaders of my church.”
The immediate aftermath of an event, while memory is fresh, is usually the best time to review how well, or poorly, the event succeeded in achieving what it set out to do?
Brendan Hoban, in his Western People column, raises some pertinent questions parishes could ask of themselves about their celebration of Easter.
Vatican News reports: Pope Francis publishes a motu proprio on Friday to redefine the use of the pre-Vatican missal granting the decision to allow its use the local bishops. Groups…
Risking God Nature passes the baton: The mornings are stirring. They wake up the heart and mind. The Tolka is languid and soothing. I see the heron and the…
Brendan Hoban, writing in the Western People, looks at the continuing fall out from the recent referendum on the eighth amendment and expresses concern at a ‘moral triumphalism and political totalitarianism (that) has no place in public discourse.’
“if this is the new Ireland then God help those who disagree with the emerging consensus. It won’t hold a candle to the control and oppressiveness of the Catholic past, and that’s saying something.”
Brendan Hoban reflects on five years of ACP.