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Ireland: Laudato Si' is theme for Catholic Schools Week 2017
Ireland: Laudato Si' is theme for Catholic Schools Week 2017

On Sunday 29 January Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin, will be the chief celebrant and preacher at Mass to mark the opening of Catholic Schools Week 2017. This Mass will be broadcast by RTÉ on radio and television from the Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Portlaoise, which has a capacity for 1,800 people. This year's theme, 'Catholic schools: Learning with Pope Francis to care for our common home' has been informed by Laudato Si', the 2015 encyclical by Pope Francis on care for our common home.

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 Ireland: Bishop announces new figures for marriage guidance
Ireland: Bishop announces new figures for marriage guidance

The latest figures for ACCORD marriage preparation, and marriage counselling were released last Monday by Bishop Denis Nulty at the shrine of Saint Valentine at the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Dublin. Bishop Nulty also blessed an engaged couple, Deirdre Eighan and Sean Whelan on the day. During his welcome, Bishop Nulty said: Bruce Springsteen sings 'All That Heaven Will Allow' in his Tunnel of Love album - it describes the steps or stages in a couple's life together.

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Ireland: New research shows strong, though declining support for marriage
Ireland: New research shows strong, though declining support for marriage

Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin and President of ACCORD, launched new research on marriage and families in Ireland on Tuesday. The study, undertaken by Amárach Research, was published after the blessing of engaged couple Ms Leona Gallagher and Mr Paul McNulty at the Shrine of Saint Valentine in Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Church in the Archdiocese of Dublin. Mr Gerard O'Neill, chairman of Amárach Research, presented the findings which were based on Irish society's attitude towards

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Ireland: Festival of St Brigid of Kildare
Ireland: Festival of St Brigid of Kildare

Solas Bhride “light/flame of Brigid” .A double celebration will honour St Brigid on her feast day on Sunday, 1 February as Solas Bhríde Centre and Hermitages - Faith, Hope and Love – opens officially at the start of this year’s week-long annual Féile Bríde festival. Its theme is Light: A New Awakening. The Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Bishop Denis Nulty along with Church of Ireland representatives, Brigidine sisters, Cairde Bhride, Associates of Brigidines and the people of Kildare and beyond will gather for the official opening,

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International bishops' delegation:  'Gaza is a man-made disaster, a shocking scandal'
International bishops' delegation: 'Gaza is a man-made disaster, a shocking scandal'
The Christian community of Gaza was the focal point of this year's visit to the Holy Land by Bishops from across Europe, North America and South Africa in support of the local Christian communities and the pastoral work of the Church at the service of all in the Holy Land.  The visiting Bishops make up the Holy Land Co-ordination, mandated by the Holy See, focusing on prayer, pilgrimage and advocacy for justice and peace with the aim of acting in solidarity with the Christian community there
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Bishops fly out to support Palestinian Christians:  visits to Gaza, Bethlehem
Bishops fly out to support Palestinian Christians: visits to Gaza, Bethlehem
The Christian community of Gaza will be the focal point of this year’s visit to the Holy Land by Bishops from across Europe, North America and South Africa in support of the local Christian communities and the pastoral work of the Church at the service of all in the Holy Land. The Holy Land Co-ordination will meet from 12 January to 16 January, 2014. The Christian community of Gaza is made up of 2,500 people, of whom Catholics number around 300, in a total population of over 1.5 million. Religious sisters run a home for the elderly, a centre for the disabled
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Ireland: Church response to government plan for same-sex marriage referendum
Ireland: Church response to government plan for same-sex marriage referendum
Bishop Denis Nulty issued the following statement yesterday in response to the decision by the Irish government to hold a referendum on same sex marriage in 2015. The debate at the heart of the referendum announced today by the Government is not about equality or about the false separation of a religious view of marriage from the civil view of marriage. It is about the very nature of marriage itself and the importance society places on the role of mothers and fathers in bringing up children.
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