Missionaries helped create the template on which Ireland’s aid programme is built

For many decades, Irish missionaries were the unpaid ambassadors of Ireland as they lived and ministered among poor and marginalised people in developing countries.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Prayer Week for Christian Unity 2015

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

The International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust takes place on the 27th of January.

Pope Francis says, ‘We must be forthright in interfaith dialogue’

Pope Francis was speaking at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall during the first day of his papal visit

Nigerian archbishop: ‘West is ignoring Boko Haram violence’

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has called on the international community to help stop the Islamist advance in Nigeria.

Oscar Romero declared a martyr

A panel of Vatican theologians has ruled that Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was shot to death while saying Mass in 1980, is a martyr.

New Bill to speed up asylum seeking process

A new Bill in the coming weeks will be published by the Government that aims to speed up the asylum process

Campaigners against homelessness on peace shortlist

Fr Peter McVerry, Sr Stan Kennedy and Bro Kevin Crowley have been nominated collectively for their efforts to combat the homelessness crisis

Message from Pope Francis

Society needs you, Pope Francis tells large families

Global Forum on Youth Policies

The world's first global forum on Youth Policies