Mary McAleese urges Pope to visit Newry…

DUP demands more protection for British army veterans as part of deal with Tories …

Little prospect of Stormont returning this year syays senior DUP MLA
A senior DUP MLA has said that he sees little prospect of Stormont returning this year and hinted that there may be changes to the Belfast Agreement before that happens. In evidence to the Commons’ Northern Ireland Affairs Committee yesterday, Simon Hamilton said that there was now a serious breakdown in trust between his party and Sinn Féin after talks to restore devolution collapsed three weeks ago.

Unborn does not have inherent rights, Supreme Court

Priest in charge of Dromore diocese is former head of school where Malachy Finegan abused pupils

Mary McAleese urges pope to visit Newry over child abuse by clergy
Because he presides at the funeral of one of the worst serial physical and sexual sadists in the history of the church.” Fr Finnegan had been “president of one of the most prestigious Catholic boys schools in Northern Ireland and . . . seems to have been able to continue his appalling abuse of children …

NZ bishops pass up Irish guidelines on children of priests

Samaritans hope to expand reach with new e-mail launch

Donald Tusk: We don’t want to build a wall between EU and Britain

Sinn Fein call on Michael O’Neill to withdraw selection comments as ‘divisive and unnecessary’

Jeremy Corbyn member of Facebook group denying Holocaust
Jeremy Corbyn was a member of a private Facebook group in which members published dozens of anti-Semitic messages and holocaust denial theories, it emerged yesterday.

United States Holocaust Museum revokes award to San Suu Kyi
The United States Holocaust Museum is revoking a major human rights award given to Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s civilian leader, saying she has failed to respond adequately to the mass killings of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority.

Archbishop appeals for prayers and donations as Church responds to PNG earthquake

Murdered archbishop could be made saint after pope approves ‘miracle’ – also see CNI news reports today

Trócaire’s annual poetry competition
Eleven million Syrians are fleeing war according to Trócaire’s video promoting an annual poetry competition. In association with Poetry Ireland, the aid agency is running a poetry contest to raise awareness about the current justice issues around the world.

Church gives away free cars after receiving big blessing

More than 100,000 sign petition for a Billy Graham national holiday

The Spring 2018 edition of SVP’s Bulletin magazine is now available! It includes a wide range of news and stories from our volunteers and staff across the country. 

Spread the word about CNI’s media review…