Sunday April 05, 2015
Pope Francis has prayed for an end to the persecution of Christians in his "Urbi et Orbi" message and commemorated the students massacred by Islamist militants at Garissa University in Kenya.
Thursday April 02, 2015
Pope Francis said he wants to be a servant of society's neediest as he presided at a Holy Thursday Mass where an altar-server was a man convicted of multiple homicides.
Tuesday March 17, 2015
Tens of thousands of people have attended parades across Ireland to mark St Patrick's Day.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer, forecast its beer sales and profit margins would grow by a slower rate in 2015.
Monday February 02, 2015
Here are key dates in the current Ebola epidemic, the worst ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever which first surfaced in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Monday January 05, 2015
A 75-year-old nurse from Cookstown in Co Tyrone, who was recently awarded an OBE, has been shot and wounded in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Saturday January 03, 2015
Democratic Republic of Congo's government has said it is ready to launch military operations against Rwandan Hutu rebels in its east after most missed a deadline to disarm and return home or go into exile.
Friday December 26, 2014
Staff at Dublin's Pro Cathedral have issued an appeal for unwanted gifts received over the festive season.
Thursday December 11, 2014
The EU barred all Libyan airlines from European for fear violent clashes between warring factions mean the authorities can no longer guarantee the safety of their aircraft.
Monday December 08, 2014
The UN has appealed for $16.4bn (€13.4bn) to provide aid to nearly 60 million people worldwide next year, with almost half of this record amount aimed at helping victims of Syria's drawn-out conflict.