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Sarah Mac Donald



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