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