Blog Posts by Joe Little

Controversial Charlie Hebdo delivery delayed

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By Joe Little, Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent RTÉ News has learned that retailers here will not be receiving an expected delivery of the survivors’ edition of Charlie Hebdo on Friday. 120 businesses which had placed almost 2,000 orders with … Continue reading

Pope calls for help to care for refugees

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Opening a three-day visit to Turkey, Pope Francis has said the international community has a moral obligation to assist in caring for two million refugees who have fled there from neighbouring Syria and Iraq. By Joe Little, Religious and Social … Continue reading

Francis ‘The Informal’ – One Year On

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By Joe Little, Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent This day last year, the Argentinean Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the first non-European Pontiff in 1,300 years. Since then the 77-year-old has frequently broken with precedent, most notably by choosing … Continue reading