Tuesday September 01, 2015
Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions and seek absolution during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year.
Friday August 28, 2015
A former archbishop accused of child sex offences has died a month after he was hospitalised on the eve of his trial on paedophile charges, the Vatican said.
Saturday August 15, 2015
Chinese police have for the first time confirmed deadly sodium cyanide at the site of two huge warehouse blasts that killed 104 people, state media said today, as a series of new, small explosions were heard and small fires broke out.
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.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories
Wednesday July 15, 2015
Tá tús curtha ar maidin le trial fir ag cúirt chuarda Leitir Ceanainn a bhfuil 6 chúis d'ionsaithe mígheanasacha ar fhear óg curtha ina leith.
Saturday July 11, 2015
A former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been taken to an intensive care unit ahead of the planned opening of his trial for alleged child sex offences, a Vatican official said.
Thursday July 09, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news
Wednesday July 08, 2015
Pope Francis has said protecting the planet was no longer a choice but a duty and called for a new "social justice" where access to the earth's resources would be based on equality instead of economic interests.
Friday June 19, 2015
A 21-year-old white man accused of murdering nine people in a historic black South Carolina church has appeared in court via video link from a detention centre in Charleston.