Sarah Mac Donald

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  1. ‘What is the Church doing?’
  2. Matrimonial dispute
  3. ‘There is a new open space’
  4. Clear challenge to the Church in Ireland
  5. Can Africa warm the soul of Ireland?
  6. Unfinished business
  7. What future is there for Catholic schools in Ireland, asks Sarah Mac Donald
  8. Guilty until proven innocent
  9. ‘A strange and quarrelsome place’
  10. Howls of derision over RTÉ's changes to the Angelus format are wide of the mark
  11. Former Irish safeguarding head attacks bishops’ ‘empty gestures’
  12. US archbishop orders priest to bar pro-reform Irish Redemptorist
  13. Ireland and Vatican restore relations after three-year break
  14. Cardinal Burke lists issues Pope should not discuss at next Synod
  15. Limerick diocese's new synod told to forget its 'unusable past'
  16. Survey reveals Irish priests split over celibacy
  17. Most Irish priests unhappy with compulsory celibacy, survey finds
  18. Dogma will not solve Irish Church’s troubles, says archbishop
  19. Opponents of adoption law say bill puts adults first
  20. Church must reach out and not just condemn, says Archbishop Martin
  21. Hopes rise for women deacons to be ordained in the Church
  22. English missal translation 'needs overhaul'
  23. Catholic reform leaders to meet in Ireland next week
  24. Reform groups rail against creation of mega-parishes
  25. Irish bishops to pay counselling costs for children of priests
  26. Church voices concerns ahead of historic gay marriage vote in Ireland
  27. Dublin to review fundraising campaign following complaints
  28. Dublin archbishop defends allocation of school places
  29. President’s son challenges Irish primate on pastoral care for gays
  30. ‘Families ministering to families’ could be new model for evangelisation in Ireland
  31. Irish bishops’ ‘empty gestures’ on safeguarding under fire
  32. Bishops signal shifts arising from synod
  33. Vocations crisis needs more than ‘paper pushers’
  34. Archbishop in row over Irish priest reformer
  35. Archbishop’s vision for smaller, more dynamic and lay-centred Church
  36. Burke says cohabitation and divorce not up for discussion
  37. Newly formed synod told to forget ‘unusable past’
  38. Two new bishops selected with the ‘smell of the sheep’
  39. Survey reveals Irish priests split over celibacy
  40. Northern Ireland bishops sever adoption agency links
  41. Appeal to Pope over censured priest
  42. Martin calls for debate ahead of gay marriage referendum
  43. Dogma will not solve Irish Church’s troubles
  44. Priest leader says Church likely to lose same-sex battle
  45. Martin calls for dialogue following Paris attacks
  46. Martin to attend Synod on the Family
  47. End academic selection, says archbishop
  48. Talks aim to reconcile silenced priest with Rome
  49. Martin orders review of child protection rules
  50. Opponents seek amendment to bill for same-sex parental rights
  51. Church must reach out and not just condemn, says Martin
  52. Irish Church could serve as safeguarding model
  53. Language should be used that does not offend gays, says Martin
  54. New call for women deacons
  55. Irish schools’ guidance on other faiths
  56. More priests and bishops say English Missal translation needs overhaul
  57. Waite says ‘proceed with caution’ over papal visit to North
  58. Reformers from 40 countries gather in Ireland to discuss change
  59. Irish Church and Government clash over gay-marriage vote
  60. Nuncio’s appointments criticised
  61. Threat to church counselling service by vote in favour of gay marriage
  62. Civil partnerships do not go far enough, says Martin
  63. Reformers rail against creation of mega-parishes
  64. Church concern ahead of historic gay-marriage vote
  65. Gay marriage vote ‘a defeat for humanity’ says Parolin
  66. Irish Church at pastoral watershed after referendum
  67. Commission to consider married priests
  68. New tribunal could investigate old abuse cases
  69. Abusive priest ordained despite concerns
  70. Amnesty condemned for ‘pro-abortion’ campaigning
  71. Pell wants laity to engage in culture wars
  72. Catholics come first at faith schools, says Martin
  73. President’s son challenges primate on care for gays
  74. Seventeen new seminarians for Maynooth
  75. Priest defends Flannery against bishops
  76. Audits reveal extent of Religious abuse
  77. Clustering ‘is not the answer to the priest shortage’
  78. Family will be at heart of Irish evangelisation drive
  79. Apology for priest’s gay marriage remarks
  80. Irish bishops back in the black
  81. Movement to force Irish Church out of education grows
  82. Gay marriage vetoed by Democratic Unionists
  83. Anti-trafficking nun condemns Amnesty on prostitution
  84. ‘Let schools go to save Catholic education’ says Archbishop
  85. Pro-life petition outpaces Amnesty
  86. Theologian Daly calls for reform of church teaching
  87. Treatment of priests accused of abuse ‘violates canon law’
  88. Bishops fear wider access to abortion will devalue life
  89. Judgments reached on allegations against priests
  90. Baptism ‘abused by pushy parents’
  91. Irish bishops warn of winter rise in homelessness
  92. Irish nuncio ‘refuses’ to meet reform group
  93. Dublin priesthood ‘to decline by two-thirds in 15 years’
  94. Network of family groups to be established
  95. Traditionalists have no right to impose ‘false orthodoxy’
  96. Abortion emerges as vital issue in the run-up to Republic of Ireland's general election
  97. Faith charities threatened with cuts
  98. Catholic primaries ‘not grim places of indoctrination’
  99. Flannery condemns cardinal’s foot- washing guidance
  100. Limerick prepares for an historic synod
  101. Limerick synod backs bigger role for women in life of the Church
  102. Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith must end medieval practices, Pope urged by accused
  103. CDF accused by those it investigates
  104. Abuse survivor criticises Pope’s family exhortation
  105. Alarm over rise in suicides
  106. Order failed to act against priest who abused 100 children
  107. Priests don't want Catholic Church in Ireland to 'sleepwalk into oblivion'
  108. Martin bemoans shortage of Catholic intellectuals
  109. Ireland’s peace and prosperity at risk if Britain votes for exit, warns McAleese
  110. Joint school seen as model for safeguarding Christian ethos
  111. Sinn Fein call for united Ireland vote as leave vote hits home
  112. Martin pulls seminarians from troubled Maynooth
  113. Scholars call for end to church ban on artificial contraception
  114. Irish bishop lukewarm on new vocations initiative
  115. Irish Church made mistakes on abuse, Martin admits
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