Friday August 07, 2015
The Church of Cyprus, heavily hit by the country's financial crisis two years ago, will dispose of assets to help pay off €100m owed to banks, its head has said.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
Divorced people who have remarried "are still part of the Church" and should not be treated as if they have been excommunicated or cast out, Pope Francis said.
Friday April 24, 2015
Pope Francis' recognition of the killings of 1.5m Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago has re-opened debate on the massacre.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
A retired detective garda has denied an allegation that he stripped naked in front of Marie Farrell at a house in Schull in west Cork.
Tuesday January 06, 2015
Desmond Fisher, a former Head of Current Affairs and Deputy Head of News at RTÉ died last week, aged 94.
Monday December 08, 2014
The funeral has taken place of former independent TD for Kerry South Jackie Healy-Rae, who died on Friday.
Saturday November 15, 2014
One of Pope Francis' most vocal critics, who was demoted last week from his leadership of the Vatican's Supreme Court, has said he would refuse Holy Communion to any Catholic legislator who voted for same-sex marriage.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
A leading conservative member of the Vatican has said advancing positions softening the Church's language on gays, contraception and remarriage cannot be accepted by bishops in attendance at the Synod.
Monday October 13, 2014
The trial of a Lithuanian forestry worker for the murder of a mother and daughter in Co Kerry has heard how the eight-year old girl was seen cycling in a part of the estate where she would not normally go alone on the last day she was seen alive.
Monday October 06, 2014
Pope Francis has urged participants in a summit on the future of the Catholic family not to shrink from saying what they think because of a fear of what other people might think of them.