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. Howls of derision over RTÉ's changes to the Angelus format are wide of the mark
  10. ‘Conformist’ younger clergy wary of Francis – Dublin archbishop
  11. Irish theologian hits out at 'theologically inept' CDF
  12. Cardinal Brady says Francis will decide when he will go, amid renewed calls for his departure
  13. Vincentian order return ‘private’ Jackie Kennedy letters
  14. Vocations crisis tops Irish bishops' agenda
  15. Peer condemns lack of women at Synod on the Family
  16. Killaloe women demand diaconate funds diverted to laity
  17. Former Irish safeguarding head attacks bishops’ ‘empty gestures’
  18. US archbishop orders priest to bar pro-reform Irish Redemptorist
  19. Ireland and Vatican restore relations after three-year break
  20. Cardinal Burke lists issues Pope should not discuss at next Synod
  21. Limerick diocese's new synod told to forget its 'unusable past'
  22. Survey reveals Irish priests split over celibacy
  23. Most Irish priests unhappy with compulsory celibacy, survey finds
  24. Dogma will not solve Irish Church’s troubles, says archbishop
  25. Opponents of adoption law say bill puts adults first
  26. Church must reach out and not just condemn, says Archbishop Martin
  27. Hopes rise for women deacons to be ordained in the Church
  28. English missal translation 'needs overhaul'
  29. Catholic reform leaders to meet in Ireland next week
  30. Reform groups rail against creation of mega-parishes
  31. Irish bishops to pay counselling costs for children of priests
  32. Church voices concerns ahead of historic gay marriage vote in Ireland
  33. Dublin to review fundraising campaign following complaints
  34. Dublin archbishop defends allocation of school places
  35. President’s son challenges Irish primate on pastoral care for gays
  36. ‘Families ministering to families’ could be new model for evangelisation in Ireland
  37. Younger clergy made to feel uncomfortable by Francis
  38. Theologian urges CDF reform
  39. Anglican archbishop criticises Carey over assisted dying
  40. Brady submits resignation as he reaches 75
  41. Irish abortion law test case
  42. Parishes may face collapse as seminarian numbers plummet
  43. Introduction of deacons faces opposition in Irish diocese
  44. Church school established for first time in decades
  45. New primate looks to lay-led renewal of Irish Church
  46. Vincentians return ‘private’ Kennedy letters
  47. Protests force plan to ordain permanent deacons on hold
  48. Laity attacks lack of representatives at synod
  49. All Hallows on market for £11m after returning Kennedy letters
  50. Dominicans to quit four parishes due to declining numbers
  51. Diocese defends upgrade of office and residence
  52. Women’s ordination group backs banned theologian
  53. Catholic peer condemns lack of active women at family synod
  54. Lack of vocations tops bishops’ agenda
  55. Voluntary schools face ‘huge burden’
  56. Killaloe women want diaconate funds diverted to laity
  57. Irish bishops’ ‘empty gestures’ on safeguarding under fire
  58. Bishops signal shifts arising from synod
  59. Vocations crisis needs more than ‘paper pushers’
  60. Archbishop in row over Irish priest reformer
  61. Archbishop’s vision for smaller, more dynamic and lay-centred Church
  62. Burke says cohabitation and divorce not up for discussion
  63. Newly formed synod told to forget ‘unusable past’
  64. Two new bishops selected with the ‘smell of the sheep’
  65. Survey reveals Irish priests split over celibacy
  66. Northern Ireland bishops sever adoption agency links
  67. Appeal to Pope over censured priest
  68. Martin calls for debate ahead of gay marriage referendum
  69. Dogma will not solve Irish Church’s troubles
  70. Priest leader says Church likely to lose same-sex battle
  71. Martin calls for dialogue following Paris attacks
  72. Martin to attend Synod on the Family
  73. End academic selection, says archbishop
  74. Talks aim to reconcile silenced priest with Rome
  75. Martin orders review of child protection rules
  76. Opponents seek amendment to bill for same-sex parental rights
  77. Church must reach out and not just condemn, says Martin
  78. Irish Church could serve as safeguarding model
  79. Language should be used that does not offend gays, says Martin
  80. New call for women deacons
  81. Irish schools’ guidance on other faiths
  82. More priests and bishops say English Missal translation needs overhaul
  83. Waite says ‘proceed with caution’ over papal visit to North
  84. Reformers from 40 countries gather in Ireland to discuss change
  85. Irish Church and Government clash over gay-marriage vote
  86. Nuncio’s appointments criticised
  87. Threat to church counselling service by vote in favour of gay marriage
  88. Civil partnerships do not go far enough, says Martin
  89. Reformers rail against creation of mega-parishes
  90. Church concern ahead of historic gay-marriage vote
  91. Gay marriage vote ‘a defeat for humanity’ says Parolin
  92. Irish Church at pastoral watershed after referendum
  93. Commission to consider married priests
  94. New tribunal could investigate old abuse cases
  95. Abusive priest ordained despite concerns
  96. Amnesty condemned for ‘pro-abortion’ campaigning
  97. Pell wants laity to engage in culture wars
  98. Catholics come first at faith schools, says Martin
  99. President’s son challenges primate on care for gays
  100. Seventeen new seminarians for Maynooth
  101. Priest defends Flannery against bishops
  102. Audits reveal extent of Religious abuse
  103. Clustering ‘is not the answer to the priest shortage’
  104. Family will be at heart of Irish evangelisation drive
  105. Apology for priest’s gay marriage remarks
  106. Irish bishops back in the black
  107. Movement to force Irish Church out of education grows
  108. Gay marriage vetoed by Democratic Unionists
  109. Anti-trafficking nun condemns Amnesty on prostitution
  110. ‘Let schools go to save Catholic education’ says Archbishop
  111. Pro-life petition outpaces Amnesty
  112. Theologian Daly calls for reform of church teaching
  113. Treatment of priests accused of abuse ‘violates canon law’
  114. Bishops fear wider access to abortion will devalue life
  115. Judgments reached on allegations against priests
  116. Baptism ‘abused by pushy parents’
  117. Irish bishops warn of winter rise in homelessness
  118. Irish nuncio ‘refuses’ to meet reform group
  119. Dublin priesthood ‘to decline by two-thirds in 15 years’
  120. Network of family groups to be established
  121. Traditionalists have no right to impose ‘false orthodoxy’
  122. Abortion emerges as vital issue in the run-up to Republic of Ireland's general election
  123. Faith charities threatened with cuts
  124. Catholic primaries ‘not grim places of indoctrination’
  125. Flannery condemns cardinal’s foot- washing guidance
  126. Limerick prepares for an historic synod
  127. Limerick synod backs bigger role for women in life of the Church
  128. Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith must end medieval practices, Pope urged by accused
  129. CDF accused by those it investigates
  130. Abuse survivor criticises Pope’s family exhortation
  131. Alarm over rise in suicides
  132. Order failed to act against priest who abused 100 children
  133. Priests don't want Catholic Church in Ireland to 'sleepwalk into oblivion'
  134. Martin bemoans shortage of Catholic intellectuals
  135. Ireland’s peace and prosperity at risk if Britain votes for exit, warns McAleese
  136. Joint school seen as model for safeguarding Christian ethos
  137. Sinn Fein call for united Ireland vote as leave vote hits home
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